For refugees in South Sudan, a transit camp becomes a long-term home

Report
from Christian Science Monitor
Published on 26 Mar 2013 View Original

Fleeing atrocities at home, 70,000 Sudanese now live in South Sudan's sprawling Yida refugee camp.

By Akshaya Kumar

The United Nations reports that every day approximately 338 refugees cross from South Kordofan, Sudan, into the newly independent South Sudan. Yida refugee camp now hosts more than 70,000 Sudanese who are fleeing atrocities and starvation warfare in their home country.

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