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Healing Sudan: health relief efforts start in Abyei

A young boy sits with his bundle of belongings next to a dirt path.
UNMIS/Tim McKulka

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Abyei's displaced settled in nearby camps and towns, where local authorities, WHO and partners work to control health risks. The arrival of the rainy season intensifies such threats as acute watery diarrhoea, dysentery, viral haemorrhagic fevers (dengue, yellow fever, Rift Valley fever) and malaria.

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