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Kosti - 18 Mar 2012

South Sudanese returnees stuck in Kosti in bad living conditions

South Sudanese returnees stuck at the Sudanese port town of Kosti have complained of living in harsh humanitarian conditions.

The mainly women, children and elderly returnees are lacking safe drinking water amid no sewage drainage facilities.

A number of stranded citizens told Radio Tamazuj the situation is quickly deteriorating. They have been waiting for transportation for over a 18 months with conflicting statements from government officials about ending flights.