Canada announced an additional contribution of $86 million to assist famine and war ravaged South Sudan. That’s on top of the $36.9 million Canada gave to South Sudan in March.
Bibeau said the funds will improve access to basic health services, including family planning and reproductive health care for women and girls, as well as increasing access to food.
Ugandan town of Arua watching the influx of South Sudanese. He said Monday about 100 unaccompanied children are crossing the border each day; their parents have either been killed or have otherwise fallen by the wayside during the exodus.
“It’s the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world; children are at the heart of it,” said Messenger. “While Uganda has been very open, at a certain point, there’s a breaking point.”