The inter-agency aid operation will bring food, sanitation and hygiene supplies, nutrition and health assistance to Rukban. Some 10,000 children will be vaccinated against Measles, Polio and other deadly diseases.
Since 1 April, the number of displaced people tops 190,000, nearly 20,000 fled last month alone. Humanitarian situation has been significantly deteriorating inside the city, protection for trapped civilians remains of high concern.
CHF 192,662 has been allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Senegalese Red Cross Society in delivering immediate assistance to some 1,000 families affected by floods in Thiès. Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are encouraged.
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