Tehran, 19 April - UNICEF's first batch of supplies for flood-affected children arrived in Iran. UNICEF’s vaccine cold chain equipment, including 200 vaccine carriers and 100 cold boxes, arrived in-country on Thursday night. The equipment will help restore essential immunization services for children in affected provinces and prevent the spread of diseases. Eighty vaccine refrigerators have also been dispatched.
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