People collect water from a river in Minkaman, Lakes State, South Sudan June 25, 2014. (REUTERS/Andreea Campeanu)
to new reality
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
The number of civilians seeking shelter in United Nations bases in war-torn South Sudan has reached over 100,000 for the first time in more than six-months of conflict, the U.N. said Thursday.The continued rise in the number of people fleeing violence offers a clear indication conditions continue to worsen in the impoverished nation, with over 101,000 civilians crammed inside squalid camps across the country and the numbers continuing to rise.The U.N. mission in South Sudan opened the gates to its peacekeeping bases to civilians when heavy fighting broke out in mid December, expecting to offer temporary shelter, but many of those inside the camps say they are too frightened to leave fearing revenge attacks.
to new reality
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE