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Sudan / Humanitarian Crisis / McClymont Interview #763261

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Aug 22, 2004
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(Studio: Carol Lin) The approaching U.N. deadline for the government of Sudan to disarm the militias that are raping & killing in Darfur while talks concerning the cease-fire resume noted.

(Al-Geneina, western Darfur: Christiane Amanpour) The suffering of refugees who have been driven from their villages in Sudan featured; scenes shown of a supply delivery to a camp in the Darfur region; details given of fears of the Janjaweed militias, whose members may be among the police guarding the refugee camps. [Islamic Relief Adeel JASSERI†- comments on the need for food & shelter.]

(Studio: Carol Lin) Taped interview held with Interaction president Mary McClymont† about the dire security conditions in Darfur. [McCLYMONT – says people are afraid to leave camps; comments on reports of rapes & killings; notes the need for the international community to stay focused on this crisis; comments on restrictions to access to the region and fears of disease with the coming rainy season; cites the funding shortfall.]

Lin, Carol;
Amanpour, Christiane

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