1.7 Million Lives Reported at Risk in Sudan

Catholic Relief Services Puts Most Blame on Khartoum

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WASHINGTON, D.C., JULY 12, 2002 (Zenit.org).- About 1.7 million Sudanese are at risk of famine and disease as humanitarian access is denied to aid agencies in southern Sudan, Catholic Relief Services told a U.S. Senate panel.

The Khartoum government, “at civil war with southern Sudanese seeking the right to cultural, religious and political freedom,” bears the greatest responsibility for the lack of access, CRS

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