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Dec. 12 2014 - aerial view of abandonet settlements on the other abnk of the river close to Malakal, capital city of Upper-Nile State - South-Sudan; This area is considered the frontline of the conflit at present. More than 20'000 people (source IOM) fleed to the PoC inside of UN base to escape the uprise of the civil war which erupted in December 2013. The ongoing civil war between SPLA-Juba, the army loyal to President Salva Kiir and SPLA-IO, the army of former deputy Riek Machar, is generating more than 1,9 million displaced people out of a population of 8 million; 1,4 million are internally displaced. UNHR (United Nations High Commission for Refugees) considers the South-Sudanese humanitarian crisis one of the worst on planet at present. Every flights to this area has to approved by both armies and four months ago an elictopter was shot-down for no apparent reasons.

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South-Sudan humanitarian crisis
Dec. 12 2014 - aerial view of abandonet settlements on the other abnk of the river close to Malakal, capital city of Upper-Nile State - South-Sudan; This area is considered the frontline of the conflit at present. More than 20'000 people (source IOM) fleed to the PoC inside of UN base to escape the uprise of the civil war which erupted in December 2013. The ongoing civil war between SPLA-Juba, the army loyal to President Salva Kiir and SPLA-IO, the army of former deputy Riek Machar, is generating more than 1,9 million displaced people out of a population of 8 million; 1,4 million are internally displaced. UNHR (United Nations High Commission for Refugees) considers the South-Sudanese humanitarian crisis one of the worst on planet at present. Every flights to this area has to approved by both armies and four months ago an elictopter was shot-down for no apparent reasons.