About 70,000 refugees have resettled in South Sudan's Yida camp just over the Sudan border. It has never been officially recognized by the UNHCR. Now, the South Sudanese government demands the camp's closure. But many don't want to leave.
Half of all South Sudanese depend on food aid. This is not only because of droughts, but also bloody power struggles. The main victims in this cycle of violence and hunger are women and children.
More than 1 million people fleeing South Sudan's civil war have sought refuge in Uganda, according to the United Nations. Uganda has called for help with housing and feeding the newcomers.
Nearly a million refugees from South Sudan have crossed the border to Uganda. Kampala is hoping for more support from Germany after Sigmar Gabriel, Germany's top diplomat, visited the refugees.
The Inter-governmental Authority for Development (IGAD) has condemned authorities in South Sudan for failure to end the war that has killed thousands and displaced more than two million civilians.
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