§ Mr. Mullin
Our embassy in Khartoum has discussed the conflict in Darfur with the Chadian embassy in Khartoum. We are also in close contact with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in Geneva and their field teams in eastern. Chad. The Department for International Development is one of the largest donors 10 UNHCR operations in Chad for 1701W Sudanese refugees, having provided £1 million in October 2003 in response to the initial US$16 million appeal.