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UN aid chief sees hope in Darfur


Two months after key international aid agencies were expelled from Sudan, the UN is cautiously optimistic about the humanitarian situation in Darfur.

Visiting the region, the UN's emergency relief co-ordinator said there was no hard evidence that more people had died because of the disrupted aid effort.

However, John Holmes said the situation remained fragile.

Andrew Harding reports from Darfur.


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