Khartoum And Juba Extend Cross-border Humanitarian Operation

Khartoum and Juba have signed an agreement extending river and land transit of international humanitarian assistance for South Sudanese civilians for a six month period.This renewed agreement allows humanitarian aid to be sent to the conflict affected areas in South Sudan. In July 2014, the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding -MOU to open a humanitarian corridor to deliver food assistance to vulnerable South Sudanese through the Nile river or by road.The cross-border operation allows the World Foord Programmes -WFP to reduce the costly airlift or airdrop operations in a time where the international agency faces serious financial challenges
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