A food insecurity crisis is causing South Sudanese to flee into Sudan, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. About 38,000 people have fled so far, with some moving into East and South Darfur. There is a dire need for food, water, shelter, and other assistance; many children have been separated from their families. Food insecurity in the region has worsened due to the continuing conflict in the country, which began in 2013.
This story highlights the multitude of human rights issues impacting South Sudanese, from food insecurity to lack of shelter.