Sudan (Famine Relief)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:31 pm on 5th June 1985.

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Photo of Mr Bowen Wells Mr Bowen Wells , Hertford and Stortford 3:31 pm, 5th June 1985

Is the railway capable of carrying enough food to western Darfur where the starvation is occurring? How much has the railway delivered to the western parts? Now that the rains are imminent, is it possible to distribute food in lorries from the railhead to the villages where it is needed?