South Sudan "struggling for survival"

Refugees from South Sudan arrive in Elegu, northern Uganda Photo: UNHCR/Will Swanson

"Struggling for survival"- that's how the UN Secretary-General has described the world's newest nation, South Sudan.

Almost three years of internal conflict, born out of a political row between two leaders serving in the same government, has led to the deaths of tens of thousands of people and forced some 2.6 million to flee their homes.

On Thursday, world leaders and humanitarians got together at the UN to discuss what next for South Sudan.

Daniel Dickinson's report begins with the words of the UN chief, Ban Ki-moon.

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