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SOUTH SUDAN / SECURITY COUNCIL DEPARTURE

The Security Council members left South Sudan expressing disappointment with both president Salva Kiir and his opponent Riek Machar for their lack of commitment to reaching "a rapid agreement in the talks in Addis Ababa." UNMISS

13 Aug 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN 1 / SECURITY COUNCIL ARRIVALS

Fifteen members of the United Nations Security Council arrived in South Sudan in a bid to end the violence that has gripped the country since December last year. UNMISS

12 Aug 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN 3 MALAKAL

The UN Security Council members visiting South Sudan said they are distressed and angry, that three years on after the Independence of South Sudan, peace and security still remains elusive. Speaking to a group of displaced people in Malakal -in the north of the country-  Council members also expressed their hope that the South Sudanese leadership [...]

12 Aug 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN 2/ SECURITY COUNCIL KIIR

The United Nations Security Council has repeated threats to impose sanctions on South Sudan if conflict in the country continues. UNMISS  

12 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH SUDAN

Concerned with the deterioration of the political and security situation and the developing humanitarian catastrophe in South Sudan, the Security Council said it was ready to consider "all appropriate measures including targeted sanctions' against those who undermine the peace, stability and security ofSouth Sudan." UNIFEED-UNTV /RECENT

8 Aug 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH SUDAN

Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Edmond Mulet said that three years after independence, South Sudan is now "on the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe and a protracted internal conflict." The scale of humanitarian operations in South Sudan, he said, "has reached the point that it now constitutes the biggest aid operation inside any single country." UNIFEED – [...]

6 Aug 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / CHILD MORTALITY

In April this year almost 38 000 people fled fighting in and around the South Sudanese city of Bentiu to a local  UN camp – more than twenty children were dying each week from diarrhea, malaria and pneumonia. A response by aid agencies in providing healthcare, clean water and proper sanitation has helped halve this number, but as [...]

1 Aug 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / FAMINE

The heads of UNICEF and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) today warned that children in South Sudan cannot wait any longer before the world takes action. Two UN agencies directors visited camps for displaced in town of Malakal, where they met severely malnourished children and their mothers.  WFP /UNICEF

25 Jul 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / HIV DISPLACED

In South Sudan, thousands of people living with HIV have been displaced by the ongoing conflict and struggle to continue their HIV treatment. UNAIDS

25 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / GING

Upon his return from Ethiopia, the Director of the Operational Division of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), John Ging, reported that malnutrition rates among the 180,000 refugees from South Sudan seeking shelter in the Gambela region of Ethiopia "are among the worst anywhere in the world." On Gaza, Ging said the [...]

23 Jul 2014 | Read More »

 

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