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White Australia Has A Black History

White Australia Has A Black History

Monday, 18 August 2014

Suffering in South Sudan - in knee-deep, sewage-contaminated floodwater

There are currently almost 100,000 internally displaced persons sheltering in UN camps, which have been affected by severe flooding. On Friday, Médecins Sans Frontières told Reuters that conditions in the camp in Bentiu, where refugees are living in knee-deep, sewage-contaminated floodwater, were "an affront to human dignity".
The former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Williams has just returned from a visit to Christian Aid's projects in South Sudan. In a report broadcast on Radio 4's Sunday programme last week, he said: "The international community needs to keep up the pressure - intensely - towards reconciliation in the country. We have warring factions who seem to have very little concern for the suffering of the ordinary people of this country."
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