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There is a real humanitarian crisis unfolding right now, according to World Vision Ireland and other NGOs who have large operations in South Sudan ... in a conflict riddled by corruption with factions carrying out "killings, abductions, rape and sexual violence, as well as the destruction of villages and looting.
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Ten aid workers have gone missing in civil war-torn South Sudan just days after another group of humanitarians was abducted by ... all of them South Sudanese, went missing early Wednesday when their convoy driving from Yei town to Tore in Central Equatoria disappeared.

CONTEXT. Akobo town is located in the eastern side of Akobo County, Jonglei State, close to the land and river border crossings with Ethiopia. Akobo is a key point of trade and transit between South Sudan and Ethiopia. Since the beginning of the crisis, this route has been used by South Sudanese ...
Aid organizations working in the country, he said, “are here to help the people of South Sudan and should not be targeted.” The aid workers disappeared as their convoy was traveling from Yei to the town of Tore, about 50 miles northwest, in the restive Central Equatoria region. Because of violence, much of ...
“Troy's experience with city, state, and federal government will provide him with a unique set of skills and experience that we believe will help our community ... worked for Democracy International, first as director of the SUCCESS Program and then as Chief of Party for the Success Program in South Sudan.
JOHANNESBURG - The United Nations says a Nepalese peacekeeper in the South Sudan town of Aweil has been accused of inappropriately touching a teenage girl in exchange for money. The allegation comes two months after 46 Ghanaian peacekeepers were recalled when some members allegedly ...

KEY HIGHLIGHTS & RECOMMENDATIONS. Although the community was massively displaced to Aburoc and Sudan in April 2017, following the intensified fighting in March to April1 leaving the Kodok town empty, return movements have now been observed. The overall food security, nutrition, WASH, ...
Everyone and everything is a target in South Sudan's civil war, as attacks against health facilities and aid workers increase, a new report says. ... In one attack in July, six armed men broke into the Doctors Without Borders compound in the town of Pibor, threatening humanitarians, stealing phones and ...
As the priest in Riimenze, a once-sleepy village near the border with Congo, he's also the de facto mayor of 7,030 displaced people - he knows the exact number - who continue to seek safety in the shadow of the church. With help from groups like Solidarity with South Sudan and the Catholic Medical ...
"Conflict in South Sudan has been going on for quite a long time and the last spike was in 2014 but still we're getting about 1,000 people every month. When they arrive here the World Food Programme is giving them a hot meal before they get allocated a piece of land where they continue receiving food ...
Inner City Press asked her why the UN Peacekeeping mission UNMISS has denied South Sudan's request for a role in investigating alleged sexual abuse of South Sudanese IDPs ... Dujarric added that Guterres met the Bishop during what Inner City Press dubbed, from a DPI Town Hall meeting, his “litmus test” visit to CAR.
In that spirit, we urge the Human Rights Council to renew the mandate of the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan and ensure it has sufficient resources to continue its indispensable work to collect and preserve evidence of serious violations of human rights and identify those who may be ...
It's 8am, and the MSF compound in Akobo, eastern South Sudan, is a hive of activity. In front of the logistics tent, staff ... “Akobo and the nearby villages are almost entirely cut-off from reliable, quality healthcare,” says Raphael Veicht, MSF's Head of Mission in South Sudan. “Because medical facilities in the ...
Some of the hundreds of thousands of refugees who escaped fierce fighting in the town of Pagak, a former rebel stronghold, to Ethiopia have returned to their homes, after the government recaptured the land. Government officials are urging all the refugees to return to the town, but many say life is not the ...
south sudan The RVF outbreak was first suspected in December 2017, following three deaths in humans with a history of severe hemorrhagic illness in Thonabutkok village, Yali Payam, Yirol East County, Eastern Lakes State. The initial case dated back to 7 December 2017. Abortions in goats and sheep; ...
In February, the 46-member peacekeeping police unit was recalled from the town of Wau to the capital of Juba. South Sudan's U.N. chief David Shearer called it a clear breach of the U.N.'s code of conduct, which prohibits sexual relationships with vulnerable people. A full investigation is underway by the ...
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with South Sudan President Salva Kiir in the capital, Juba, Monday to encourage an end to the country's civil war and to give assistance in health and education. South Sudan is well into its fifth year of fighting and the conflict, which has killed tens of thousands ...

Juba - Around 100 armed youths raided a cattle camp in north-western South Sudan on Monday in an attack that left at least 22 people dead. About 17 others were injured when the assailants from Eastern Lakes State stole about 90 cattle under gunfire in the village of Tidilo in Terekeka State, State Minister ...
Following a report of suspected VHF outbreak in Thonabutkok village, Yirol East County on 28 December 2017, a multi-sectoral response in the context of one health was launched by the Ministry of Health, WHO and other experts from the human and animal health for an in-depth investigation to establish the cause of ...
... about 90 cattle under gunfire in Tidilo village, he added. According to the official, four cattle raiders were among those killed. The attack against the Mundari tribe is believed to have been carried out by the Dinka tribe, who constitute the largest population. South Sudan has been embroiled in conflict since ...
Renk town is located in Renk County, Upper Nile State, near South Sudan's border with Sudan. Since independance in 2011, Renk has become a major destination and transit point for returnees from Sudan and, since the beginning of the current conflict in 2013, for internally displaced persons (IDPs) ...
South Sudan's elite are using the country's main revenue source, oil, to fund militias and atrocities in the country, according to documents obtained by The Sentry, ... The petroleum ministry helped provide funds, food, and fuel to militia groups in the Upper Nile state that are reportedly behind attacks on villages and civilians.
On February 13, USAID/FFP partner the UN World Food Program (WFP) transported approximately 500 metric tons (MT) of emergency food assistance via river barge from Upper Nile State's Renk town, near the Sudan–South Sudan border, to the state's Malakal town. The delivery represents the first time ...
During the long civil war between northern and southern Sudan, which Christian groups in the United States came to perceive as a struggle of Christians in the south against Muslim oppression from the north, Washington brokered an agreement that led to independence for South Sudan in 2011 — along ...


 

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