Middle East

South Sudan: Deep impact of war on children's mental health

A four-year civil war has taken a heavy toll on South Sudan's population, with more than a million children forced from their homes. And the trauma of conflict is having a devastating psychological impact on the country's youngest citizens.

It has been six years since South Sudan became an independent country but there is little to celebrate.

A four-year civil war has taken a heavy toll on the population, with more than a million children forced from their homes.

And the trauma of conflict is having a devastating psychological impact on the country's youngest citizens.

Al Jazeera's Hiba Morgan reports from Malakal.

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