South Sudan refugees in Uganda receive emergency aid

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A young refugee and her family cross the border between South Sudan and Uganda. Photo: UNHCR/Will Swanson

An emergency aid operation is being implemented by the World Food Programme (WFP) in Uganda to assist refugees from South Sudan.

Over 80,000 people fled to Uganda in July, to escape renewed conflict in Africa's newest nation.

Fierce fighting between government and opposition forces in and around the capital city, Juba has led to widespread abuses and tensions across the country.

Jocelyne Sambira reports.

Duration: 2’42″

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