Fleeing violence isn’t new for the South Sudanese. It’s the sad reality of life in a country that has been plagued by decades of conflict. The Red Cross’ Daniel Littlejohn-Carrillo shares his experience of being evacuated amid an upsurge in fighting.
A loud hiss whistles out as we deflate the Land Cruiser’s tyres. A colleague sprays white paint over the big red crosses that are meant to protect the cars and identify them as International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) property.
Now five of them are immobile, or so we think. The one remaining vehicle will take us to the airstrip shortly. More