The Sudan’s Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) has revealed the government approves the UN initiative to deliver humanitarian assistance to civilians in the two areas in the Blue Nile and South Kordofan states .
In a press conference held in Khartoum, HAC General Commissioner Ahmed Mohamed Adam said : “The delivery of aid is not political issue but humanitarian, stressing their concern for the safety of citizens in the two areas “.
He added the government refused the delivery of aid directly from external stations without going through any governmental process.
Adam said all the areas with refugees are receiving humanitarian aid, revealing the presence of two million and 300 thousand refugees in the south of the country.
Referring to the opening of 5 corridors to deliver aid to the South Sudan, he added that humanitarian aid was sent last week to the region of Terba, South Darfur.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Country Director in Sudan Matthew Hollingworth who participated in the press conference with HAC top official called on the SPLM-N to approve the UN aid initiative.
He added, the initiative is an opening for cooperation to ensure the delivery of aid to all people in the two areas , welcoming any initiative aimed at helping those affected in Sudan.