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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 »

UN / SUDAN – SOUTH SUDAN

The United Nations top humanitarian official told the Security Council that the situation in Sudan and South Sudan continues to deteriorate for hundreds of thousands of people in both countries. Valerie Amos also warned the Council that "if we don't take urgent action now, we will see a major humanitarian crisis unfolding in South Sudan [...]

16 Jul 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / FINAL EXAMS

Despite living through conflict, with classes cut short and school supplies thin, more than 100 students stepped into examination rooms throughoutSouth Sudan. This is their last year of secondary education and good results will ensure them a place at college or university level.  UNMISS

11 Jul 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / MALNUTRITION

UNICEF and the World Food Programme (WFP) are stepping up joint missions to reach desperate people in remote areas of South Sudan where the number of children at risk of death from malnutrition-related causes has increased dramatically and a hunger catastrophe is looming. UNICEF

8 Jul 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN/ HILDE JOHNSON

The United Nations (UN) special representative for South Sudan said an end to the fighting would not by itself provide an adequate solution to the country's crisis. UNMISS

8 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH SUDAN

A UN spokesperson said that the number of conflict-displaced persons sheltering at the that The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)  is likely to remain high over the coming months in light of insecurity and the projected worsening of the food security situation. UNIFEED-UNTV

3 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / CHILDREN ARMED CONFLICT REPORT

The rights of children are being violated in conflict situations with total impunity, a United Nations official said as she presented a report on grave abuses committed against children in places such as Iraq, Syria, South Sudan, Nigeria and the Central African Republic (CAR).UNIFEED – UNTV / FILE

1 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / HILDE JOHNSON

Nearing the end of her tenure as Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan, Hilde Johnson told reporters in New York that after three years of "almost constant crisis management" it was time "to hand over to somebody else." UNIFEED – UNTV / FILE

30 Jun 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN/ ZERROUGUI

  Wrapping up her visit to South Sudan, UN special envoy for children and armed conflict Leila Zerrougui called for the full implementation of the Action Plan signed by the government to end recruitment of child soldiers. UNMISS

28 Jun 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / BENTIU HUMANITARIAN

United Nations (UN) special representative for South Sudan (UNMISS) Hilde Johnson  met with the displaced at the base’s protection of civilians' sites on Tuesday in Bentiu. UNMISS  

25 Jun 2014 | Read More »

 

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