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Airlift of Renk returnees continues

JUBA, South Sudan, 8 May 2013 / PRNewswire Africa / – The airlift of returnees stranded in Renk continued over the week. Almost 700 people were transported by road to Malakal and then airlifted to destinations in the Greater Bahr el Ghazal region. They then received transport assistance by road to reach their final destinations.

Currently, around 80 returnees are staying at the Malakal way station to guard luggage. This is down from 1,300 people in late March 2013, signifi cantly easing congestion and improving humanitarian conditions at the way station.SOURCE : Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in South Sudan

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