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Up to 10,000 South Sudanese refugees have crossed into Sudan: UNHCR

Date Published: 
01/13/2014
Summary: 

Up to 10,000 South Sudanese refugees have crossed into Sudan since violent clashes erupted in their country last September, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) announced Sunday. (..) "The UNHCR is coordinating with the (Sudanese) government, the WFP and other UN agencies to respond to the needs of these people should the figures be confirmed," Kai Nielsen, UNHCR Representative in Sudan told Xinhua Sunday.