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GOAL CEO: “South Sudan peace talks must put plight of displaced families at top of the agenda”

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GOAL CEO, Barry Andrews is urging all sides in the on-going crisis in South Sudan to put a process in place immediately that will allow almost 900,000 innocent people return to their homes, ahead of the latest round of peace talks starting today (Monday, February 10th).

Mr Andrews returned on Sunday from a five-day visit to South Sudan, where he visited internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in the capital, Juba and further north in Warrap State, just some of the locations that bore the brunt of the recent fighting.

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“More decisive and urgent action needed to protect civilians and halt the violence in South Sudan,” Barry Andrews

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As it emerged that an additional 5,500 UN peacekeepers deployed to South Sudan will not be operational for another two months, GOAL CEO Barry Andrews has called upon the United Nations to intervene more decisively and urgently to protect civilians.

Speaking earlier today, Barry Andrews said, “More than 500,000 people have been driven from their homes by the conflict in South Sudan, and up to 10,000 people have been killed. Yet we are told it will be another two months before an extra 5,000 UN peacekeepers are operational within the country.

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GOAL is vaccinating displaced children in Twic, South Sudan - Some clinics looted in other parts of the country

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GOAL is vaccinating large numbers of displaced children (i.e. children driven from their homes by the violence) at 16 health clinics in Twic County in South Sudan, despite some of the organisation’s clinics being looted in other parts of the country.

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GOAL reaches 15,000 people in Philippines with vital aid supplies

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Following a series of aid distributions in some of the regions most affected by Typhoon Haiyan today (Friday, November 15th), more than 15,000 people have been reached with vital aid supplies by GOAL.

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GOAL to send Haiyan response team to Tacloban

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GOAL has confirmed this afternoon, Monday, November 11th, that it is sending an emergency response team to the devastated region around Tacloban on the Philippine island of Leyte, the area that has been hardest hit by Typhoon Haiyan.

“We have decided to send our emergency response team to Tacloban with a view to assessing with local authorities and our local partners the most relevant and appropriate response on the ground,” said GOAL CEO, Barry Andrews.

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Programme Coordinator

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Closing date: 23 May 2014 GOAL

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WASH Engineer (Volunteer) - Syria

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2014 GOAL

Job Title WASH Engineer (Volunteer)

Start Date Required1st June 2014

Location Antakya, Turkey

Contract Length 6 Months with possibility of extension.

Reporting to WASH Coordinator

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Roving Financial Controller

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Closing date: 15 May 2014 GOAL

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Safety and Security Co-ordinator

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Closing date: 15 May 2014 GOAL

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Assistant Country Director Programmes

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Closing date: 10 May 2014 GOAL

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GOAL has been implementing programmes in Malawi since 2002. In 2011 GOAL implemented programs in HIV, water and sanitation, livelihoods/food security and disaster management in Nsanje district. GOAL Malawi has its main office in Nsanje town, a liaison office in the capital city of Lilongwe, which houses the Country Director, as well as a logistics base in Blantyre

The current donors are Irish Aid, ECHO, DiPECHO, GOAL, DFID and UNICEF

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