When I was in Darfur in 2008, I asked a UN humanitarian officer how much of the $15m Save Darfur had raised in 2007 had really found its way to Darfur. He said none. When I returned to New York, I called a contact in the Save Darfur head office in Washington DC and asked him if this was true. His response was that Save Darfur was not an aid agency but an advocacy group.
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