VOICES FROM THE FIELDTHE IRC BLOG
South Sudan: Conditions worsen for thousands of refugees fleeing Sudan conflict
June 28, 2012 by Peter Biro
|The remote Yida refugee camp houses nearly 60,000 men, women and children fleeing fighting in the Republic of Sudan. A thousand more arrive every day. Photo: Liz Pender/IRC|
With up to 1,000 refugees arriving every day in South Sudan’s remote Yida refugee camp, the International Rescue Committee is warning of a rapidly deteriorating situation as food and water is running out. The camp is already housing nearly 60,000 men, women and children fleeing the Republic of Sudan.