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South Sudan: UNICEF and WFP deliver aid to war-weary refugees01:15

South Sudan: UNICEF and WFP deliver aid to war-weary refugees

Pathai
October 1, 2014 at 20:23 GMT +00:00 · Published

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) delivered aid to refugees in Pathai on September 16 as they wrapped up their 25th joint emergency mission to deliver supplies and services to remote regions of South Sudan. The joint UNICEF-WFP teams brought assistance by plane and Mi26 helicopters to more than 500,000 people, including 100,000 children under the age of 5.

Parts of the 25th joint mission took place in Pathai, a settlement in Jonglei State, where around 30,000 children and adults were registered for assistance. Using airdrops and airlifts, the WFP delivered food assistance and nutrition supplements, while UNICEF provided nutrition and basic health support, including immunising children against polio and measles.

More than 1.4 million people in South Sudan are internally displaced, over half of this number are children.

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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) delivered aid to refugees in Pathai on September 16 as they wrapped up their 25th joint emergency mission to deliver supplies and services to remote regions of South Sudan. The joint UNICEF-WFP teams brought assistance by plane and Mi26 helicopters to more than 500,000 people, including 100,000 children under the age of 5.

Parts of the 25th joint mission took place in Pathai, a settlement in Jonglei State, where around 30,000 children and adults were registered for assistance. Using airdrops and airlifts, the WFP delivered food assistance and nutrition supplements, while UNICEF provided nutrition and basic health support, including immunising children against polio and measles.

More than 1.4 million people in South Sudan are internally displaced, over half of this number are children.

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