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A woman walks past a lake formed by flood water near the town of Yida where child refugees are searching for mudfish in its sediments. Yida is situated only a few kilometres from the Sudanese border and has become home to thousands of Sudanese refugees fleeing fighting in the border states as well as to 17,000 IDPs fleeing fighting between government troops and anti-government rebels within South Sudan. With few resources many refugee children and internally displaced South Sudanese children have turned to fishing, both as a source of food and also as a source of income. Income that some of the children use pay for school items such as exercise books and fees.