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Southern Sudan's growing refugee crisis: Scenes from Juba Port


Each week in the early morning hours, another barge docks at Juba Port. It bears southern Sudanese refugees who have spent two weeks floating up the Nile from Khartoum to Juba.

As I write this, there are several hundred people camped out at the dock waiting for three things, according to my friend Sara Fajardo at Catholic Relief Services: their belongings to arrive on the next barge, their families to come collect them, buses to their final destination.

It was a sad scene. You can see some pictures below.

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