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10 Aug 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

There is currently a massive influx of refugees from South Sudan into Uganda following the collapse of the Transitional Government of National Unity due the fighting that erupted on 7th July between the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM), government forces of President Salva Kiir, and Sudan People’s Liberation Army-In Opposition (SPLA-IO), loyal to the former first vice president Dr. Riek Machar.

23 Jul 2016 description
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1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

On July 9th renewed clashes broke out in the South Sudanese capital of Juba due to a reported power struggle between the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) in the government and the SPLA opposition.

13 Jun 2016 description
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Appeal Target: US$ 491,315

Total Pledges: US$ 411,795

Balance Requested: US$ 79,520

Geneva, 13, June 2016

Dear Colleagues,

18 Feb 2016 description
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ACT Alliance builds the capacity of local communities through an EU initiative.

Lives can be saved if people in local communities know what to do before, during and after a disaster. This is why today (18 February 2018) ACT Alliance, in cooperation with European Universities and with the support of the EU Aid Volunteers initiative, starts a capacity training programme.

21 Dec 2015 description
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Appeal Target: US$ 8,818,426

Balance Requested: US$ 8,818,426

Geneva, 18 December 2015

Dear Colleagues,

16 Nov 2015 description
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Appeal Target: US$ 373,030

Balance Requested: US$ 75,757

Geneva, 16 November 2015

Dear Colleagues,

04 Nov 2015 description
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Geneva, 04 November 2015

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

15 Apr 2015 description
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Appeal Target: US$ 507,887

Balance Requested: US$ 507,887

Geneva 15 April 2015

Dear Colleagues,

South Sudan is facing violence since almost 16 months, steaming from a power struggle between the incumbent President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Dr. Riek Machar, which erupted on 15th December 2013 in Juba when Mr. Kiir accused Mr. Machar of staging a coup. Violence has since prevailed and is often breaking out along ethnical lines between Dinka and Nuer tribes.

27 Feb 2015 description
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Appeal Target: US$ 993,006

Balance Requested: US$ 991,075

Geneva, 25 February 2015

Dear Colleagues,

Since more than 12 months hostilities have affected the South Sudanese population, steaming from a power struggle between the incumbent President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Dr. Riek Machar. On the evening of the 15th December 2013 violence erupted in Juba when Mr. Kiir accused Mr. Machar of staging a coup. This violence has since prevailed.

13 Oct 2014 description
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Appeal Target: US$ 1,055,182

Less pledges/contributions: US$ 872,021

Balance Requested: US$ 183,161

Geneva, 13 October 2014 Dear Colleagues,

12 Sep 2014 description
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Geneva, 12th September 2014

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

03 Jun 2014 description
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“The rebels attacked in the middle of the night. It was terrifying. People were being killed around us. My house and belongings were burned. We just got out and ran without bringing anything with us. There was no time. The people with things on their backs were being shot for what they were carrying,” said Monika Yar, of Bor, in South Sudan.

23 May 2014 description
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Appeal Target: US$ 2,123,291
Less pledges/contributions: US$ 208,873
Balance Requested: US$ 1,914,508

Geneva, 23 May 2014

Dear Colleagues,

07 May 2014 description
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Renewed commitment by opposing parties in the South Sudan conflict to secure humanitarian access to provide aid for the hundreds of thousands of displaced people within the country is step forward toward active protection of civilians, ACT Alliance has said.

01 May 2014 description
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A high-level delegation of faith leaders is to meet church leaders and government officials from South Sudan, in the aftermath of killings in churches, mosques and United Nations bases that left hundreds dead and prompted fears the four-month conflict could escalate.

The delegation, co-initiated by ACT Alliance, is urging government officials to immediately take action to stop the killings of innocent and unarmed civilians by ordering a ceasefire. Meetings are scheduled to take place on May 2 and 3.

25 Apr 2014 description
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Across South Sudan, civilians caught in the crossfire between warring groups desperately seek shelter and safety. Often it has been ACT Alliance members that have helped them survive.

22 Apr 2014 description
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As war between the government and rebels in South Sudan drags on, ACT Alliance continues to provide life-saving support to tens of thousands of civilians who have fled the fighting.

The war builds on decades of unresolved ethnic and political tensions within the ruling party. Since fighting broke out in December, it has forced more than 250,000 to seek shelter in neighbouring countries and left over 800,000 people displaced within South Sudan. What began as a split within the ruling party quickly ripped the country apart along ethnic fault lines.

18 Apr 2014 description

New Report Warns of Worsening Humanitarian Disaster in South Sudan

CARE urges global community to act now to help nearly 7 million at risk

Juba, South Sudan — A new report on the humanitarian situation in South Sudan warns that the safety and food security of nearly 7 million people will deteriorate rapidly without a swift, international response. CARE urges the global community to do more to provide urgently needed food and health aid as well as help stop the violent conflict that has precipitated this humanitarian crisis.

16 Apr 2014 description
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The humanitarian crisis stemming from widespread fighting in South Sudan is rapidly becoming a regional issue but is failing to get the attention it deserves, ACT members working in neighbouring Ethiopia say.

All 11 members in Ethiopia say the growing emergency needs greater awareness in the international community and more funding for relief aid.

10 Apr 2014 description
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Residents of a refugee camp extension in northwest Kenya face months of waterlogged and muddy conditions if drainage is not put in place urgently.

Kakuma 4, as the new extension to the Kakuma refugee camp is known, is a located on a large area of flat terrain. With the onset of the rainy season, the land needs drainage work to prevent flooding and pooling of water and mud.