Damazin, Feb. 5 (SUNA) - A delegation of the National Human Rights Commission has paid an inspection visit to the Kurmuk center to receive Sudanese and South Sudanese returning from Ethiopia

The Director of the Blue Nile Region’s office, Abdul Moneim Al-Zubair, stated that the total number of returnees is 188, of 18 of them were returned to their families in Damazin, 12 to returned the Dendro area, in addition to four returned to Russeires area, and 84 were returned to the Shemi and Khor Al-Aboudi areas.

Al-Zubair said that the UN High Commission and the World Food Program for Refugees distributed quantities of aid, under supervision of the Refugee Commission, the Humanitarian Aid Commission, and Al-Karam Locality, explaining that the Ministry of Health in the region has sent a medical team to examine and treat the patients, adding that 201 families are expected to arrive within the next two days.

The Director of the Office of the National Human Rights Commission in the Blue Nile region affirmed that the Ethiopian government has begun setting a new site for establishment of a camp for Sudanese and South Sudanese returnees, explaining that the number that has been registered is estimated at 20,000 persons.

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