Sudanese conflict might destabilise neighbours

The conflict between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) commanded by General Abdel Fattah al Burhan and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) headed by General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo has thrown into turmoil a region that was already straining under record levels of humanitarian stresses.

Even prior to the outbreak of conflict in Sudan, there were more than 13 million people in Sudan and its seven neighbours who were refugees or internally displaced.

More than 40 million people in these countries are facing acute food insecurity. Resources to assist these populations will now be even further stretched as a result of this conflict.

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Routine child vaccination imperative

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