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Attack leaves South Sudan aid camp struggling
Recent bombing leaves Yida refugee camp, close to the border with Sudan, facing water and medicine shortages.
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2011 15:34



South Sudan's Yida refugee camp was bombed earlier this week, leaving at least twelve people dead.

Following the attack, most aid workers pulled out of the camp, and the people left behind do not know where they will get medicines from.

The camp, located on the border with Sudan, is also facing critical water shortages.

Khartoum denies US accusations that the north carried out the attack, just as UN food aid was being delivered.

Al Jazeera's Anna Cavell reports from Yida.

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Al Jazeera
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