March 19, 2017 (JUBA) – At least 1.6 million South Sudanese have fled to neighboring countries to escape famine, fighting and drought, making the East African nation the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said.
The office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees described the rate of displacement from South Sudan as “alarming”, placing an impossible burden on the region.
Most of these refugees, according to UNHCR are in Uganda, which is hosting (...)
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