South Sudan V

Return to War, April 2014

The continued violence in South Sudan that started in December of has displaced thousands of families. Houses have been looted, markets destroyed, and farms left abandoned; putting nearly 4 million people at risk of critical food shortages.

There are widespread reports of shocking violations of human rights with the effects of war on children particularly devastating. Over the past two months, girls and boys have been killed, maimed, raped, orphaned, recruited into armed groups, and made homeless.

As South Sudan’s leaders continue to negotiate a peace settlement the situation for millions of people lies in the balance.

  • A family displaced by recent fighting between rebel soldiers. Kate Holt.
  • People displaced by recent fighting between rebel soldiers. Kate Holt.
  • Children who were displaced by fighting in Bor in December. Kate Holt.
  • Women displaced by recent fighting between rebel soldiers. Kate Holt.
  • Thousands of shelters are crammed onto the UNMIS base. Kate Holt.
  • Women and children displaced by recent fighting between rebel soldiers. Kate Holt.
  • Young children displaced by recent fighting between rebel soldiers. Kate Holt.
  • Women and children displaced by recent fighting between rebel soldiers. Kate Holt.
  • A boy, displaced by recent fighting between rebel soldiers and government troops. Kate Holt
  • Women and children displaced by recent fighting between rebel soldiers. Kate Holt.
  • A woman sits next to her daughter who is ill in an emergency medical center. Kate Holt.
  • A young girl, displaced by recent fighting, holds her baby brother in a tent. Kate Holt.
  • Children suffering from diarrhea get treated in a private clinic in a tent in Mingkaman, South Sudan. Kate Holt.
  • Women and children displaced by recent fighting between rebel soldiers. Kate Holt.
  • A young girl holding her baby sister displaced by recent fighting between rebel soldiers. Kate Holt.
  • Women displaced by recent fighting between rebel soldiers and government troops carry water containers. Kate Holt.
  • omen and children displaced by recent fighting between rebel soldiers and government troops. Kate Holt.