Sudanese Culture

Constructions in the desert which are synonymous with Sudanese Culture

South Sudan is the world’s newest country, but at just one year old, it has been through many challenges. In fact, there is a significant crisis in the area which continues to deteriorate.

There are lots of issues affecting the country, from the fact that half of the population are struggling to get enough to eat to lots of people fleeing the border with Sudan due to armed conflict. Added to this is the fact that prices have sky-rocketed, making it much harder for ordinary people to buy things such as fuel and food.

Many people in South Sudan are dependent on food aid for survival, which means the work of international charities is hugely important in the region. Compared with just one year ago, the number of people who require food aid has doubled. The country is also dealing with significant numbers of refugees coming over from South Sudan to the North, because they want to flee the fighting. Many people who have fled the North are currently living in camps.

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