Published on Mar 7, 2016
At just 16-years-old, Emmanuel Mborie-Idie is now the parent to six younger sisters. Last Christmas, gunmen stormed his village in South Sudan, killing his mother. Emmanuel and sisters fled to the Democratic Republic of Congo, his father stayed behind. A new rebellion in South Sudan has forced about 20,000 from their homes. UNHCR operations across the region are racing to help those who’ve arrived traumatized and with nothing.