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WHO

More than 2.91 million children vaccinated on Syria's 5th national immunization day

This is the highest number since the targeted efforts began in December 2013 and exceeds the initial 2.88 million target. The sixth round of the response efforts will commence on 4 May.

FAO

Millions face possible full-scale food and nutrition security crisis

According to an assessment undertaken by FAO and its partners, 94 percent of communities report that they do not have enough seeds to plant for the next agricultural season.

UNMISS

UN mission condemns attack on aid barge convoy in Upper Nile State

The barges, which carry urgently needed food and fuel supplies, came under attack on the Nile River near Barbuoui. Four crew members and UNMISS peacekeepers were wounded.

FSNAU

Nearly 860,000 people to remain acutely food insecure through June

Humanitarian assistance, geared towards treatment of malnourished children, improved access to food, social safety nets and livelihood support is needed, at least, until the next Gu harvest in July-August.

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