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For over a year, South Sudan has been in a constant state of conflict, and thousands of South Sudanese are fleeing the country. This article outlines the factors surrounding such a large population group migrating from one place to another. Below is a small sample of the article. The entire article can be read by clicking on the images below.

A persistent state of conflict has engulfed South Sudan since July 2016. Civil war has expanded across the country, and significant human rights violations have been perpetrated by all parties involved.”

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  • Famine declared on 20 February 2017...
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In a media release, the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa has indicated that undernutrition is still very prevalent in areas of Africa, and the numbers of stunted children is growing.

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“According to the WHO Regional Director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti,“The numbers and trends highlighted in the report show that we need to work harder to avoid the long-term consequences of malnutrition and poor health on our children’s future prosperity, including the increased risk of dietrelated noncommunicable diseases such as diabetes and hypertension.” She added that...

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The UNHCR published their weekly response to the refugees and asylum seekers within Uganda. Here are some of the alarming statistics.

  • 1,338,887 Total refugees and asylum-seekers in country (as of 15 August 2017)
  • 1,006,779 Total S.Sudan refugees and asylum-seekers in country (as of 15 August 2017)
  • 61% Of population are children under 18
  • 82% of the Population are women and children <18
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2,022
Average daily arrival of refugees (from July 7, 2016)

950,562
Total South Sudan refugees and asylum seekers in the country

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Bidibidi: The Largest Refugee Settlement in the World

The Guardian on Bidibidi

In an article on the South Sudanese refugee crisis in Uganda, Uganda at breaking point as Bidi Bidi becomes world’s largest refugee camp, The Guardian notes,

“The stream of arrivals, who averaged 2,800 each day in March, has begun to take a toll on the country’s southern neighbour Uganda, host to roughly half of the 1.6 million people forced to flee their homes.

Uganda is feeling the neglect. The country has one of the world’s most compassionate refugee policies, which grants migrants land to...

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