Speeches & Statements

06 Dec 2012
Sudan: Statement attributable to the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari, 6 December 2012 (EN/AR)

Khartoum, 6 December 2012. The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari, has emphasized the serious nature of the yellow fever outbreak in Darfur and has called for urgent funding to procure additional yellow fever vaccines to control the outbreak.

Over 670 people are reported to have contracted yellow fever in Darfur, with over 160 people dying from the disease since the World Health Organization (WHO) was notified of the...