Medical supplies running out in South Sudan

Displaced people in South Sudan. The country continues to endure a civil conflict which has pitted rebel forces against the government. Photo: WFP

South Sudan is facing what's been described by the UN as a "very serious" shortage of medical supplies.

It's thought that many of the 1400 medical facilities in the country will have run out of medicine and other supplies by September.

South Sudan continues to endure a civil conflict which has pitted rebel forces against the government.

Gabriel Shaddar asked Toby Lanzer, the UN Chief Humanitarian Coordinator there about the shortage.

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