WASHINGTON ? Africa Stewart, an obstetrician and gynecologist who grew up in the U.S., had never crossed an ocean before her first assignment with Doctors Without Borders.
In 2011, the medical charity posted her in Sudan, just as the country was fracturing into two: the rump state of Sudan itself, and the newly independent South Sudan, the world’s youngest country. All of a sudden, Stewart was meeting people who had to make journeys far from their home, with little hope for a quick return.
Millions have been displaced over the course of the genocide in Darfur and border clashes. The crisis on the border left 120,000 without critical food and medical aid just in Jonglei state, according to Doctors Without Borders.
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Doctors Without Borders says camp housing about 40,000 refugees from South Sudan is uninhabitable and must be evacuated.
Doctors Without Borders, the medical charity, said the epidemic could worsen because of shortages of latrines and soap.