14,000 South Sudanese flee Sudan – UNHCR


Stephane Dujarric
The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has reported that some 14,000 South Sudanese, mainly women and children, fled into Sudan over the weekend, describing the situation as emergency within an emergency.
Briefing correspondents on Monday in New York, UN Spokesman, Stephane DuJarric, said the UNHCR registered close to 160,000 refugees in Sudan since fighting broke out in South Sudan in December 2013.
He said that so far, only 10 per cent of the 152 million dollars requested to assist South Sudanese refugees in Sudan had been contributed.
Meanwhile, he said, the humanitarian situation in South Sudan had deteriorated significantly over the …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper