Despite UN-identified government claims, envoy is upbeat

January 13, 2019

The UN humanitarian co-ordinator Martin Lowcock told the security council, “Enough grain for 3.5 million people has now been sitting unused, possibly spoiling, for nearly four months in the mills. Unfortunately, over the last six weeks de facto authorities have blocked humanitarian supplies travelling from areas under their control to government-held areas.”

 

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