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Saturday, 20 January 2018
 

Red Cross Resumes Humanitarian Work in Darfur

NYALA - (Sudan Tribune) The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced the resumption of its humanitarian work in Darfur region after it came to a halt more than three years ago.
The ICRC information officer Ataf Youseff told reporters Tuesday in Nyala, South Darfur capital they reached an agreement with the Sudanese government to resume the humanitarian activities in Darfur.
She pointed out that the ICRC has “provided great humanitarian assistance since the outbreak of the armed conflict in Darfur region more than ten years ago”, describing resumption of the organization’s work as “big gain for the Darfur residents”.
According to Youssef, the ICRC will provide humanitarian assistance in the various health, water and agriculture fields besides its basic work of providing the necessary assistance to those wounded in armed conflicts and the search for the missing persons and prisoners of war.