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- Looming hunger, no health care – children at risk in Lafon, South Sudan
Families already facing extreme malnutrition now taking refuge in displaced to temporary shelters
Pneumonia claimed the lives of 7,640 children under the age of five in South Sudan last year, or one child every hour, according to a new UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality analysis.
Hear It From The Children’(HIFTC) report provides a fascinating insight into what children from communities that have been most affected by the South Sudan conflict consider to be their top priorities. A clear message has emerged from the children, and it is that, “…we want to learn – even during war.” It is a simple but powerful message that challenges us all to re-think how we can best respond to children’s needs in times of conflict