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South Sudan Women, Children Hard Hit as Violence Spreads: Aid Agencies

United Nations officials and aid agencies warned Tuesday that the humanitarian situation in South Sudan is rapidly deteriorating, with women and children the hardest hit. The U.N. Mission in South Sudan said some 100,000 people have been internally displaced by fighting that broke out nine days ago in Juba and has spread across the country. The majority of the displaced are women and children, UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) country representative Iyorlumun Uhaa said. “We know that...

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