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The UN urged Sudan on Tuesday to coordinate with its organizations so “lifesaving aid” can continue to be provided to the country’s most vulnerable people, including to help combat the novel coronavirus outbreak. 

In a statement, it said 23 UN organizations are calling on Sudan’s government to facilitate the provision of humanitarian assistance in the country.

Calling the coronavirus pandemic the “largest global challenge since World War II,” Gwi Yeop Son, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Sudan, said the UN and its partners reached more than 7 million people in need in 2019 and plan to reach

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