CORRECTED: UN announces massive aid operation in South Sudan

6th January 2012, Comments 0 comments

The United Nations on Friday said it is launching a massive humanitarian operation help an estimated 50,000 people hit by inter-ethnic conflict in South Sudan's Jonglei state.

The programme is aimed at helping thousands of people to return home after clashes between the Lou Nuer and Murle communities, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said in a statement.

© 2012 AFP

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