17. September 2016 · Kommentare deaktiviert für UN: One million refugees have fled South Sudan · Kategorien: Sudan · Tags:

Quelle: Al Jazeera

UN says most of those fleeing South Sudan are women and children, including survivors of violent attacks.

The number of refugees from South Sudan has passed one million after renewed violence in July forced thousands to flee to neighbouring countries, creating one of the world’s worst humanitarian disasters, according to the United Nations.

South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation, has now joined „Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia as countries which have produced more than a million refugees“, Leo Dobbs, spokesman for the UN refugee agency, the UNHCR, said on Friday.

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