The agency sends personnel to the war-torn south Sudan

the agency shall, from the new year to deliver supplies to the flygtningeområder in south Sudan. The Danish federal emergency management agency to help build

The agency sends personnel to the war-torn south Sudan

the agency shall, from the new year to deliver supplies to the flygtningeområder in south Sudan.

The Danish federal emergency management agency to help build the facilities for the relief efforts in south Sudan, which is seriously affected by civil war for several years.

This writes the agency in a press release.

After the new year starts beredskabets work, among other things, involves the supply of the power supplies in the form of solar panels and generators.

A vanguard is taken to south Sudan in order to identify local partners and - where possible - to buy solar panels and generators locally.

- It hits right in the solar plexus of the government's priorities to support in regions of origin, says minister for development cooperation Rasmus Prehn (S) in the press release.

In september last year was signed a peace treaty, and subsequently, many refugees started to return to their homelands.

It has caused a great need for relief in several parts of south Sudan.

the united nations estimates that 7.2 million sudanese are in urgent need of help. Barely one and a half million people have as a result of the war been forced to flee from their homes.

In the course of the next year should the agency contribute to support relief efforts in the country, in cooperation with its Swedish sister organisation, the MSB.

Here will preparedness also develop the eight offices to aid workers in the country.

- the Defense is already providing today, an important effort in south Sudan as part of Un peacekeeping mission.

- An effort that has helped to pave the way for the agency can now move in with their expertise and support to the relief efforts, says minister for defence Trine Team (S) in the press release.

the Task is funded by the ministry of foreign affairs pool.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 28 November 2019, 19:00

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