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Soldiers in South Sudan Photographed Wearing Backpacks Donated for Children


World  (tags: United Nations, conflict, Sudan, Africa )

Shaheen
- 1901 days ago - globalpost.com
Photographs of the misappropriated supplies surfaced at an awkward time for the United Nations, which issued an urgent appeal for $1.27 billion in aid for South Sudan on Tuesday.



   

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John De Avalon (36)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 1:19 am
Such things are always a problem in conflict zones. But most of it gets through to those who need it.

Things are bad in South Sudan. Many hungry, displaced people who have lost everything. The aid still needs to go in and people here still need to keep donating to the various appeals...
 

Alan Lambert (91)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 1:29 am
Sad situation, but everyone knows that the military TAKES first dibs on any aid that goes into any poor, war-torn country.
 

Kyra Hazelton (70)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 3:19 am
We all know that this is an ongoing problem in any war torn country, as to what to do to solve it is anybodies guess.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 7:38 am
That's just horrible...but really not surprising. This happens way too often. So wrong. Thx Shaheen
 

Athena F (131)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 4:33 am
:(
 

Howard Crosse (21)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 9:38 am
Sadly incidents such as this send a totally wrong message to those giving the support.
 

Vicky P (476)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 3:13 pm
horrible
 

Clare Gorman (3)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 5:14 pm
Disgusting :(
 

Past Member (0)
Monday February 10, 2014, 1:14 am
Noted.
 
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