South Sudanese face tough homecoming ahead of independence vote

From Alertnet.org:

An estimated 77,996 people returned to south Sudan in the six weeks up to Dec. 15, according to the U.N. humanitarian coordinating agency, OCHA.

“We have increased numbers of stranded returnees. You get people whose resources are exhausted at a certain stage in the journey. This is not a sign of a planned or particularly thought through return,” said Gerry Waite, head of IOM in south Sudan

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