Aid agencies appeal for $1.72bn to avert South Sudan crisis
Wednesday December 13 2017
A woman carries a sack of food on March 4, 2017, in a stabilisation centre in Ganyiel, Panyijiar county, in South Sudan. Humanitarian groups say more than six million people affected by conflict. AFP PHOTO
Humanitarian coordinator said the cash would provide critical assistance to more than six million people.
The South Sudan conflict has forced about 4 million people to flee their homes, including nearly 1.9 million internally displaced people and about 2.1 million who have fled to neighbouring countries.
Human rights agencies have in the past documented several gross violations in South Sudan.