Humanitarian aid system needs aid itself

New report details recurring problems such as response gaps in areas hardest to reach.

MSF Photo Robin Meldrum
Refugees collect water in a refugee camp in Maban County, South Sudan.
Stephen Cornish
Published: Wednesday, 07/09/2014 1:30 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 07/09/2014 10:38 am EDT

In late 2011, villagers living in Blue Nile state near the southern border of Sudan found themselves under attack. Caught in the middle of a conflict between the Sudanese government and opposition forces, tens of thousands of people were forced to flee aerial bombardments that destroyed their homes. Most fled south, crossing into Maban County, in neighbouring South Sudan, seeking shelter, water, food and care.

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