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Calm Amid Fear in Daily Life in S. Sudan’s Bentiu

Six months ago, Bentiu was a ghost town. The capital of northern Unity State, near South Sudan’s important oil fields, had changed hands several times in fighting between government forces and rebels. Calm returned in November and since then, residents of Bentiu have been trying to regain some sense of normalcy. Bentiu’s market has reopened there are plans to start school again. But there fear of new attacks remains. The small, propeller-driven airplane of the World Food Program leaves...

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