10 May 2017

Famine & fighting drive one million children out of South Sudan

From Morning Report, 8:44 am on 10 May 2017

South Sudanese are fleeing restive areas as they battle famine. The conflict has been described as the worst crisis since the Second World War. New Zealander Dylan Quinnell has just returned from Juba and says parents have been dragging children and belongings across swamplands for as many as nine days, with one mother giving birth in the swamp.