Media in Cooperation and Transition
Brunnenstraße 9, 10119 Berlin, Germany
mict-international.org

Our other projects
afghanistan-today.org
niqash.org
correspondents.org
عربي

‘I want to go home’

O. Hannington
Displaced by South Sudan’s violent conflict, Nyawal and her siblings struggle to make ends meet and hope to return home soon.
24.05.2014  |  Yei
Nyawal in a camp for internally displaced people (IDP) in Yei.
Nyawal in a camp for internally displaced people (IDP) in Yei.


© The Niles | Ochan Hannington

More than 1.3 million South Sudanese have been displaced by violence since December 2013 — 350,000 people have fled to Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda. There are up to 87,000 people sheltering in UN bases across the country — many are children like Nyawal and her siblings.

The Niles correspondent Ochan Hannington spoke to Nyawal, who says she does not know the reason behind the fighting. All she knows is that it is Salva Kiir and Riek Machar fighting: