UN refugee agency focuses on health and hygiene needs in South Sudan

Brothers Nguma Idris and Sabit Idris comfort one another outside of their makeshift shelter in Doro Refugee camp, Maban County, South Sudan – UNHCR

Thousands of Sudanese refugees living in camps and settlements across South Sudan face alarming health conditions, according to United Nations agencies.

To address the problem, the UN's refugee agency (UNHCR) and its partners have launched an extensive health and hygiene outreach programme, with a particular emphasis on basic hygiene.

Gail Walker reports

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