UNICEF ‘Sounds Alarm’ for Darfur’s Children

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“Violence and lack of money is hampering humanitarian help for Sudan’s Darfur region and malnutrition is rising again, the United Nations’ Children’s Fund said on Wednesday.

“We want to sound the alarm. We must do everything to stop this deterioration,” UNICEF’s representative for Sudan Ted Chaiban told journalists.

The number of people fleeing their homes to escape fighting between rebels, the army and government-backed militias had risen by 200,000 to more than 2 million in the past three months, he said.” [Read more]