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South Sudan: The Unseen Emergency

Explore issues of poverty and conflict in the world's newest country.
Sunrise over Mingkaman IDP Camp

How should the international community respond when poverty and conflict combine to create a crisis? Learn about the "unseen emergency" in South Sudan, the world's newest country. Raise awareness in your school or community and influence MPs to help prevent the crisis worsening.

On 9 July 2011 South Sudan gained independence from Sudan but celebrations were short-lived. The new country faced daunting security and development challenges. In December 2013 renewed violence erupted across South Sudan. What have been the impacts of this violence and how should the international community respond?


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