Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Attacks threaten world's largest aid operation in Darfur

By Opheera McDoom

KHARTOUM, Aug 8 (Reuters) - July was the most dangerous month for humanitarian workers in Sudan's Darfur region and afforded the worst access to those in need since the conflict began 3-1/2 years ago, aid agencies said on Tuesday.

Violence in refugee camps sheltering 2.5 million people in Darfur has rocketed since an unpopular peace deal was signed in May and threatens to jeopardise the world's largest aid operation, the joint statement by four major aid agencies said. Read more >>>

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