UNICEF Drivers Bring Relief To Families In Sudan

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Since the beginning of the conflict, UNICEF has delivered more than 9,000 metric tons of lifesaving supplies. Nearly 10 months after the start of the war in Sudan, 7 million people have been displaced, and 14 million children need humanitarian assistance.

KHARTOUM FEBRUARY 21: Nearly 10 months after the start of the war in Sudan, 7 million people have been displaced, and 14 million children need humanitarian assistance.

Since the beginning of the conflict, UNICEF has delivered more than 9,000 metric tons of lifesaving supplies. Drivers like Altaher Adam travel in convoys of trucks filled with essentials for families forced out of their homes by the conflict.

– “This is my fifth year working in the humanitarian relief field, and this is my third trip since the beginning of the war,” he said, preparing for a 10-day journey of over 1,100 miles from Port Sudan to El Daein.

– “I feel that I have a duty to the people stuck in the conflict areas, as if they were my own children and family,” he said. “The situation for the people is dire, and the arrival of a convoy brings immense joy to them.”

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