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South Sudan famine warning

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“We are now facing a famine in South Sudan,” says GOAL’s refugee programme manager in Ethiopia

GOAL’s refugee programme manager in Ethiopia, Mary T Murphy has said that refugee numbers from South Sudan into Ethiopia are set to explode, as a result of what is now a famine situation in South Sudan.

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GOAL: South Sudan Independence Day sees thousands of lives at risk from conflict and famine

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As South Sudan prepares to mark the third anniversary of its independence tomorrow (Wednesday, July 9th), GOAL CEO, Barry Andrews has warned the international community that thousands of lives remain at risk there from conflict and famine.

The caution comes as GOAL announces funding of almost $1 million that will see it significantly scale-up its emergency response programme for people who have been affected by fighting which began in December.

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Incident in the Darfur region of Sudan

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GOAL is currently working with the relevant authorities in Sudan to locate the whereabouts of two of their Sudanese aid workers who remain unaccounted for following an incident in the Darfur region of Sudan on Wednesday, June 18th.

Three GOAL national staff members and a Sudanese national working with another agency were abducted by an unknown group while travelling by vehicle on a routine assignment close to Kutum town in North Darfur. The driver of the vehicle, a GOAL staff member, was later released, but the other three aid workers remain missing.

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GOAL deploys emergency team to Iraq

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GOAL has dispatched an emergency response team to northern Iraq to assess how best the aid agency can support some of the hundreds of thousands of Iraqis who have been displaced by recent violence.

Approximately 500,000 people were forced to flee their homes in the northern city of Mosul in recent days, following an offensive launched there by the radical Islamic militant group, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

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GOAL CEO calls for introduction of ‘no-fly zones’ to protect civilians

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200,000 people in Aleppo likely to be cut off from aid in matter of weeks

11/06/14

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Field Logistics Manager

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2014 GOAL

Description

Job Title: Field Logistics Manager
Job Location: GOAL South Sudan
Length of Position: 1 year (with 6 month probation period)

Overall Objectives of the position:

To provide all necessary logistical support to enable field project activities to proceed with maximum efficiency while adhering to GOAL’s logistics procedures and to provide full support to Area Coordinator.

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Programme Coordinator

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Closing date: 08 Aug 2014 GOAL

GOAL has been in Haiti since the devastating earthquake in January 2010 and has since then developed a programme portfolio targeting affected communities and supporting resilience building at household and community level. GOAL’s programmes have so far been in both the urban and rural contexts, in Port au Prince and Gressier, respectively.

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Emergency Health Coordinator

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2014 GOAL

GOAL has been delivering both humanitarian and development programmes in South Sudan since 1985. Currently GOAL South Sudan is operating across four field sites in South Sudan. In response to the on-going humanitarian crisis in South Sudan GOAL has set up an emergency response programme in Upper Nile State. The current programme is based out of Melut and Akoka and was started as a response to the influx of internally displaced people (IDPs) from this area following significant fighting in the region in the first few months of this year.

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Etude environnementale des quartiers de Haut-Turgeau et Debussy

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2014 GOAL

OBJECTIF DE LA CONSULTATION : Le bureau d’étude / consultant sélectionné s’engage à produire une étude technique des risques et de l’environnement des quartiers de Haut-Turgeau et de Debussy à plusieurs échelles (zone d’étude, petits bassins versants, grand bassin versant).

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Logistics Co-Ordinator

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Closing date: 20 Aug 2014 GOAL

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