A displaced child tries to get mud off his hands as displaced women wait for food distribution to start in the IDP camp in the UN base in Bentiu, Unity State June 19, 2014. (REUTERS/Andreea Campeanu)
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Conditions in a squalid UN base in war-torn South Sudan where some 45,000 terrified civilians have fled fearing revenge attacks are causing an "alarming number of deaths," Doctors Without Borders said Friday.Three children aged under five are dying every day in the camp in Bentiu, capital of the oil-producing Unity state and one of the areas hardest hit by over six months of civil war in the world's youngest nation, Doctors Without Borders said.People continue to arrive for the protection of the UN camps, with peacekeepers now hosting 95,000 across the country, the highest number since war broke out in December between President Salva Kiir and rebels loyal to former vice president Riek Machar.
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