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86,000 Flee South Sudan in Past Month

About 86,000 South Sudanese have fled to neighboring countries to escape fighting and insecurity. The U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, plans to open new camps – and expand existing ones – in Uganda, Ethiopia and Kenya. UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards says the number of people fleeing South Sudan continues to grow. “We’re looking at at least a thousand people crossing borders into neighboring countries per day over the last week. Those numbers have risen sharply. We have in the region just...

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