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UNICEF Calls For Joint Vaccination Operation To Reach Sudanese Children Cut Off From Aid

U.N. News Centre: UNICEF calls for a joint vaccination plan in Sudan
“Calling for a joint vaccination operational plan in Sudan, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) [Tuesday] outlined the dire situation for thousands of children living in the Nuba Mountains, which remain inaccessible after four years while conflict in the country continues…” (10/6).

VOA News: Thousands of Sudanese Children Unvaccinated Against Killer Diseases
“…UNICEF welcomes a recent cease-fire agreement between Sudan’s government and rebels in three parts of the country. The agency says it hopes the cessation of hostilities will finally allow it and other aid organizations access to tens of thousands of children in the Nuba Mountains, parts of the Blue Nile States, and Jabel Mara in northern Darfur…” (Schlein, 10/6).

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