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Prolonged fighting in South Kordofan continues to severely affect hundreds of thousands of people

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Prolonged fighting between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement – North (SPLM-N) in Sudan’s South Kordofan State since the beginning of June 2011 has displaced or severely affected over 300,000 people.

“Our main concern is for populations that are completely cut off from any relief supplies coming in from outside,” said Mark Cutts, head of OCHA in Sudan. The Government of Sudan has restricted aid agencies’ access into SPLM-N held areas in South Kordofan due to insecurity.

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