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New Wave of ‘Lost Boys’ Flee Sudan’s Lingering War

Date Published: 
07/02/2012
Summary: 

Thousands of unaccompanied children are streaming out of an isolated, rebellious region of Sudan, fleeing a relentless aerial assault and the prospect of famine. (..) Disease is sweeping the countryside, and many infants who make it to Yida on their mothers’ backs are so skinny and sick that they are immediately treated in a field hospital with feeding tubes up their noses.