By Caritas Internationalis|18 February 2014|Advocacy, Africa, Conflicts and Disasters, Emergencies, Emergencies in Darfur and South Sudan, Peacebuilding, South Sudan
A huge humanitarian crisis is now affecting the majority of South Sudan with close to one million people forced from their homes as they flee violence. These questions and answers on South Sudan are aimed at explaining the crisis.
Why did the conflict happen?
In the past year there have been growing tensions within the government and the ruling SPLM political party.