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As Conflict Continues, Increasing Number Of South Sudanese Seek Shelter On U.N. Compounds

New York Times: More South Sudanese Seek Shelter at U.N. Bases
“In a sign of worsening problems in South Sudan, convulsed by civil war and intensifying hunger for more than a year, the United Nations said Tuesday that an increasing number of displaced South Sudanese are seeking shelter and protection at its peacekeeping outposts…” (Gladstone, 4/7).

U.N. News Centre: New arrivals at U.N. camp add to largest number of displaced in South Sudan since conflict began
“Around 4,500 people have recently sought shelter on the premises of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan in Malakal, Upper Nile state, the spokesperson for the secretary general said during a press briefing at headquarters [Tuesday]. … That takes the number of displaced people being sheltered in U.N. compounds to its highest level since the start of the conflict in December 2013…” (4/7).