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Miljoenensteun EU for Sudan and South Sudan

BRUSSELS – The European Commission, 68 million euros available for humanitarian assistance to the war affected communities in Sudan and South Sudan. The money is meant for food and health care.

The support according to Brussels, is desperately needed for the millions of people who by the conflict in South Sudan since 2016 have been displaced. Sudan is being flooded by refugees from the neighboring country.

’Practitioners must be able to work securely’

According to EU commissioner Christos Stylianides (humanitarian aid), it is essential that the support of the population reached. “The workers have to work in a safe manner. The are professionals, not targeted.”

In August 2016, was a peace agreement between the government of South Sudan and rebels have blown up. Ethiopia is trying to mediate in the conflict.

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