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WHO calls for immediate safe evacuation of the sick and wounded from conflict areas

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30 September 2016 | GENEVA – The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on belligerents in Syria to allow for the immediate and safe evacuation of the sick and wounded from all areas affected by the conflict, including eastern Aleppo. The Organization is also calling for a halt of attacks on health care workers and facilities.

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