The ICRC reported that the local Red Cross Society in CAR had begun a vaccination campaign against childhood diseases amongst 5,000 refugees from neighbouring DRC, who are seeking shelter in Bangui, the country’s capital city. The vaccination programme is being carried out before the people transfer from Bangui to a transit camp, the ICRC said its weekly newsletter.
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