The Children, True Victims in South Sudan Refugee Camp

The Children, True Victims in South Sudan Refugee CampJuba, Aug 18.- A great number of people die on a daily basis in Batil refugee camp, in South Sudan, where the main victims are the children under five years, revealed the NGO Medics Without Borders.

Between three and four infants die on a daily basis of diarrhea, indicates the non governmental organization.

The group warned that the situation is as serious with the adults.

The NGO qualifies the situation as "humanitarian catastrophe" in Batil where around 34,000 people, according to the source, coexist.

Also, 44 percent the children under two yeas are malnourished and 19 percent are ailing with malnutrition.

Most Sudanese that sought refuge at that camp fled the war in Blue Nile region, at neighboring Sudan.

More than 650,000 people were displaced by the armed conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile, says the UN.

Mark Kits, UN coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs in Sudan, said the preliminary data number in 520,000 the forced displaced civilians from the first of those regions, and in 145,000 those from the northern province. (Radio Cadena Agramonte )