Fighting in Sudan’s Blue Nile state displaces tens of thousands of people – UN

Published on 13 September 2011

Fighting between the Sudanese armed forces and rebels in the country’s Blue Nile state has continued, displacing tens of thousands of people who cannot be reached by relief agencies due to movement restrictions imposed by the Government, the United Nations humanitarian office reported today. (..) The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has received official requests from SRCS and another local group for food assistance to communities displaced from Blue Nile.

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