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Birth defects soar in South Sudan oil patch

USATODAY.com Thursday, 13 February 2020
Emerging from civil war and famine, South Sudan has become increasingly dependent on its vast oil reserves. But troubling reports of widespread contamination and birth defects have many worried about their children's futures. (Feb. 13)
 
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Watch: Indian troops gear up for peace mission in South Sudan [Video]

Watch: Indian troops gear up for peace mission in South Sudan

Another batch of Indian peacekeepers is all set to leave for peace mission in South Sudan."Indian troops are most sought after troops in UN. Reason is our culture teaches Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam. Taking care of people is one of the most important tasks," says Maj Gen MK Katiyar, Director General SD (Staff Duties).A total of 5,200 peacekeepers will be going to the South Sudan.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 02:32Published
South Sudan flooding: Few shelters for displaced communities [Video]

South Sudan flooding: Few shelters for displaced communities

Thousands at risk of water-borne diseases and in desperate need of food, shelter and drinking water.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:12Published

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