South Sudan Govt Declares State Of Emergency in Flooded Areas

The South Sudan presidency says the state of emergency in 27 areas is aimed at allowing humanitarian organisations access to assist people in the flood-affected regions. Medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres estimates about 900,000 people have been affected by the heavy rains across the country since July.

A UNICEF staff member with children in flood-affected Pibor Town, South Sudan

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