Photo of the Week: fleeing South Sudan’s conflict

Child refugees from South Sudan attend a makeshift school in Kule camp, Ethiopia, in this week’s Photo of the Week by photographer Jire Ose taken in August 2014.

Since mid-December 2013, conflict has forced 451,000 South Sudanese to seek refuge in neighbouring countries, including Ethiopia.

In July, UNICEF Ethiopia increased its emergency requirements for 2014 from US$36.08 million to $42.3 million to reflect the additional resources needed for the South Sudan refugee crisis ($18.5 million). As of 15 August, the overall appeal was only 24 per cent funded.

Christine Nesbitt is UNICEF’s Senior Photography Editor

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