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South Sudan Emergency

In a move to a new camp, refugees in South Sudan respond cautiously

17 April 2013

To ease congestion and improve security, UNHCR has created a new refugee camp for people living in a temporary settlement in South Sudan.

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South Sudan: A Children's Crisis

17 December 2014

The world's newest nation, is in crisis. More than 365 days of conflict have forced 2 million people from their homes - 330,000 of those are children.

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A Brother's Burden: 17 Days in Search of Safety

17 December 2014

Dak carried his disabled brother for 17 days to escape fighting in South Sudan. But it was Muon who saved them from the lion.

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South Sudan Crisis: One Year On

17 December 2014

In the past year, nearly 2 million people have been uprooted from their homes in South Sudan. The majority are girls and boys, leading many to call the dire situation in South Sudan a "children's crisis."

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South Sudan: The Things They Left Behind

15 December 2014

Conflict drove them from their homes at a moment's notice. Eight refugees from South Sudan reflect on the simple treasures they lost.

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High Commissioner for Refugees

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