South Sudan’s deteriorating humanitarian situation

by IRIN News

About 12,000 members of the Nuer ethnic group in South Sudan have fled to a United Nations camp near the Juba airport. Photo: James Akena/Reuters

As fighting continues across South Sudan, the United Nations is reporting that some 1,000 people may have been killed,while aid agencies estimate that in a worst-case scenario, thousands more could be displaced or will require humanitarian assistance.