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SOUTH SUDAN / LANZER PRESSER

The United Nations is seeking $1.8 billion to provide aid to up to 4.1 million people in South Sudan next year, Toby Lanzer, Humanitarian Coordinator said during press conference in Juba today. UNMISS

16 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORING

A human rights team from the United Nations Mission in South Sudan visited rural Nyang County and found a lack of Judges and prosecutors, unoccupied court buildings and accused prisoners subject to prolonged detentions before trial. UNMISS

12 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / LOEJ PRESSER

Ellen Margrethe Lǿj, head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan said today the history of UN peacekeeping operations, this year will be remembered as the time UNMISS opened its bases to civilians facing a threat of physical violence. UNMISS

11 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / WEAPONS DESTRUCTION

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) destroyed 25 firearms and hundreds of knives, machetes, and similar weapons confiscated from internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in its protection-of-civilians sites in Juba at a public event held today in its Tomping compound. UNMISS

9 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / SAHEL

Robert Piper, UN Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel, told a news conference in New York that "despite much better rains in 2012, coming into 2013, despite better harvest projections for many countries in the region, we have multiple crises once again this year" in the region.  UNTV

11 Jun 2013 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / HEALTH CARE

More than 35,000 people are in now Yusuf Batil camp, fleeing the conflict in Sudan. UNHCR

3 Sep 2012 | Read More »

WORLD BANK/ FOOD PRICES

Global food prices soared by 10 percent in July from a month ago, with maize and soybean reaching all-time peaks due to an unprecedented summer of droughts and high temperatures in both the United States and Eastern Europe, according to the World Bank Group's latest Food Price Watch report. WORLD BANK/IMF /FILE

30 Aug 2012 | Read More »

SUDAN / WFP AIR DROP

The United Nations World Food Programme  has begun a series of airdrops to replenish rapidly diminishing food stocks for more than 100,000 people in South Sudan who have fled fighting in Sudan. WFP

21 Aug 2012 | Read More »

 

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