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“Death is always difficult,” said Elizabeth Stevens, a nurse from Freetown, Sierra Leone. At her new job, Stevens is forced to confront this stark reality every day, and in a way that she never has before.
As leaders of U.S. humanitarian efforts, we contend with a long list of global disasters, conflicts and disease outbreaks. Yet none fills us with as much frustration and despair as the crisis in South Sudan. Why? Because this crisis should never have happened.
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Last updated: December 17, 2014