A Portrait of Turmoil in South Sudan, from Behind the Lens

South Sudan, the world’s newest country, is again on the brink of a civil war. Currently, 250,000 children are suffering from severe acute malnutrition, tuberculosis, and malaria. Due to renewed fighting, more children soldiers are being recruited and coerced into joining armed groups. As a result of the ongoing war and troubles, most infrastructures have been stripped, leaving half the children in South Sudan without a school to receive proper education. This video gives you an inside look of the turmoil and the toll it has taken on civilians, specifically children, shows how the humanitarian crisis is worsening by the day:

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