8 May 2017

South Sudan: Over 1.7 Thousand Tons of Sorghum Moved to Needy Areas in South Sudan

Khartoum — Some 1,752 tons of sorghum have been moved from Sudan to south Sudan via the El Obied, Higlig and Bentio route, according to the commissioner for humanitarian affairs in North Kordufan state

Ahmed Babikir El Hassan, member of the state committee for delivery of humanitarian relief to south Sudan, said the six batch of relief item to south Sudan consisted of 1, 86 tons of sorghum to be taken via the El Obied Muglad, Miram and Oil route and that all these quantities are wished to reach the south prior to the rainy season, which is expected shortly

He said the delivery via these routes would hugely facilitate delivery of badly needed humanitarian assistance to the civilians in south Sudan. He said the committee is planning to deliver at least two thousands tones each week to the south, ere the rainy seasons.

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