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The United Nations warns of a humanitarian crisis in South Sudan as the world’s youngest nation falls apart amid an escalating civil war.Toby Lanzer, the South Sudan humanitarian coordinator for the United Nations, said on Sunday that the week-long political fallout between President Salva Kiir and his former deputy, Riek Machar, has worsened the situation. The fighting between troops loyal to Kiir, who is from the Dinka ethnic group, and opposition leader Riek Machar, a Nuer, erupted around Juba on December 15.South Sudan gained independence in July 2011 after its people overwhelmingly voted in a referendum for a split from the North.In this edition of the show we ask: What are the underlying reasons behind the crisis in South Sudan?