In this Monday Jan. 6 2014 file photo, refugees who fled the recent violence in South Sudan and crossed the border into Uganda arrive and await transportation from a transit center in the town of Koboko, Uganda. (AP Photo/Rebecca Vassie,file)
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Sudan said Wednesday it is hosting about 400,000 South Sudanese refugees who fled a brutal civil war that erupted in the world's youngest country after it broke away in 2011 .On Friday, the United Nations refugee agency said that the overall number of refugees from South Sudan had crossed the one million mark.The U.N. said that as of August 31 the total number of South Sudanese in Sudan had exceeded 247,000, of which about 90,000 had arrived since January this year.The U.N. refugee agency representative for Sudan, Noriko Yoshida, appealed for more global aid to help address the South Sudanese refugee crisis.
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