South Sudan

Aid Worker Diaries: Aid on the front lines in South Sudan

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It’s an unbearably hot day in Pibor. Takesure Mugari, at the epicentre of South Sudan’s humanitarian crisis in Jonglei, pauses to catch his breath.

It is his tenth day in Jonglei State and the hours are taking their toll. He doesn’t sleep more than five hours a night, but he can’t afford to rest. In Pibor alone, more than 76,000 people urgently need help as the fighting continues between the Murle and Lou-Nuer communities in Jonglei.

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