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David Shearer (UNMISS) on the situation in South Sudan - Press Conference (26 April 2017)
Description: United Nations- Press Conference by Mr. David Shearer, Special Representative for South Sudan and Head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), on the situation in South Sudan.
  26 Apr 2017   36m8s 5 91 0
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Providing relief in Medair's Stabilisation centre in Renk, South Sudan
Description: One out of three children under the age of five is malnourished in South Sudan. In Renk, we run a stabilisation centre for severely malnourished children. In this interview, Medair Health advisor Lois Fergusson shares her thoughts on our team's work in the centre. We are grateful for your support which enables us to provide relief and care to these children. Learn more: https://buff.ly/2oaWoLv ► Be the first to watch our videos: https://goo.gl/p29GNM More videos like this: https://goo.gl/7sre98 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MedairInt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/MedairInt/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/medairint/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/medair http://relief.medair.org/en/ We believe each life is worth the extra mile.
  18 Apr 2017   1m56s 1 66 0
Khaled Hosseini – “Take action now for South Sudanese refugees”
Description: UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, Khaled Hosseini, visits Uganda to meet refugees fleeing conflict in South Sudan and to see UNHCR’s frontline emergency work. For more information on Khaled’s visit please visit: www.unhcr.org/khaled-hosseini Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  13 Apr 2017   1m23s 12 230 0
War breeds famine across South Sudan
Description: Famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, but extreme hunger is widespread throughout the country. The food crisis is a perfect storm of war, drought, poverty and economic collapse. Caritas has provided food aid but resources are scarce. Caritas Internationalis is appealing for support for South Sudan. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/2p67Tsb
  12 Apr 2017   1m23s 2 52 0
Meet Tepitha and Martha
Description: Tepitha and Martha are two mothers struggling to keep their children alive in South Sudan. Violence in South Sudan has forced 2.3 million people from their homes and left 680,000 children like malnourished. Donate now to provide life-saving relief to South Sudan and to children in dire need around the world by visiting http://www.care.org
  11 Apr 2017   1m45s 4 63 0
A forgotten war: South Sudan
Description: A forgotten war: South Sudan Experts views on humanitarian, security and development challenges Wednesday 8 March 2017 Background South Sudan is experiencing the second deadliest conflict on the planet after Syria, and yet it is invisible to many. Since the eruption of the civil war in 2013, thousands of people have been killed, and over 4 million people have been displaced within South Sudan and the neighboring countries. The humanitarian and security situation is dire and deteriorating day by day. The UN peacekeeping mission is struggling to protect civilians in the war-torn country and the international community in general lacks a robust response to the crisis. The collapsing economy is worsening food shortages and South Sudan’s inflation rate peaked at 835 percent last year. Oil, which accounted for 98 percent of government revenue, fetches about half the price it did in 2011 when South Sudan gained independence. Some argue that the international community has failed South Sudan. This seminar explores the current peacekeeping, humanitarian and economic challenges in South Sudan. It will also analyze the regional and domestic political drivers of South Sudan’s civil war. It will shed light upon what options are available to the international community to help solve the conflict and what should be done in the near future to protect the millions of civilians affected by the civil war. Speakers Ellen Magrethe Løj, previous Special Representative of the Secretary General in Liberia and South Sudan Ally Verjee, independent Consultant & previous Head of Staff, IGAD Jairo Munive, Senior Researcher, DIIS Luke Patey, Senior Researcher, DIIS
  29 Mar 2017   2h45m55s 1 85 0
DEC Member Save The Children responds to the East Africa Crisis
Description: DEC Member Save The Children are delivering life-saving aid across East Africa. Find out more about the amazing work they are doing thanks to the generous donations from the UK. Don't delay, Donate: http://bit.ly/2nFyqZ7 Follow the DEC for updates: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/DECcharity Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DisastersEmergencyCommittee Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/decappeal Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/disastersemergencycommittee
  28 Mar 2017   1m12s 3 56 0
Catastrophe is looming - South Sudan nutrition expert on famine I UNICEF
Description: “My child has not eaten since the morning. Now she is weak and I can feel it. I am nervous. It is better for me to be hungry than my child,” a mother explains. We are giving life-saving support to her daughter in Aweil State, where women and children are facing a severe hunger crisis. “The situation is extremely bad and if we don’t do enough to mitigate the situation, we will go to the catastrophe phase,” UNICEF’s Nutrition Officer Judy tells us. Together with partners we’re working very hard to mitigate the situation and to be there for every child. We’re aiming to reach over 200,000 severely malnourished children with life-saving treatment in 2017. There is no time to lose, you can help: http://uni.cf/faminecrisis Subscribe to UNICEF here: http://bit.ly/1ltTE3m The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of every child. Click here to see all of our latest trending videos: http://smarturl.it/TrendingAtUNICEF For more about UNICEF's work, visit: http://www.unicef.org Follow UNICEF here: UNICEF Connect blog: http://blogs.unicef.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/unicef Twitter: https://twitter.com/unicef Instagram: http://instagram.com/UNICEF Tumblr: http://unicef.tumblr.com Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/unicef Medium: https://medium.com/@UNICEF
  23 Mar 2017   1m58s 32 1564 0
UN chief: Credible mechanisms for accountability are a must in South Sudan
Description: The UN chief António Guterres stressed today that ‘credible mechanisms for accountability are a must’ for atrocities in South Sudan, outlining three immediate objectives to redeem the country ‘from the abyss’ and widening famine.
  23 Mar 2017   56s 3 244 0
Lifesaving Foreign Assistance is #WorthThePenny
Description: The President has proposed a budget to slash lifesaving U.S. foreign assistance. This funding has long been a key pillar in our nation's leadership role in saving lives and bringing about a safer, more prosperous and more equitable world. Slashing these programs – which make up just one percent of the U.S. federal budget, or one penny on the dollar – wouldn’t balance the budget or pay for significant new domestic spending. But it would have a disastrous impact on the lives of millions of women, girls and families worldwide. It's not too late to reverse course. This proposal does not have to become law. Only Congress has the power to protect these lifesaving programs. But they won't act unless they hear from you. Tell Congress today: Foreign assistance is #WorthThePenny. Don't put this lifesaving aid on the chopping block. Go to http://www.care.org to sign the petition.
  23 Mar 2017   1m1s 4 80 0
South Sudan famine
Description: Caritas is responding to the needs of thousands of people affected by the famine that has been delcared in South Sudan. Food, water, safe shelter and healthcare are all being provided by members of the global Caritas networ, including Trocaire (Caritas Ireland), Caritas South Sudan and Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand.
  21 Mar 2017   1m 1 15 0
In South Sudan, a remote clinic works to save limbs and lives
Description: Maiwut hospital is one of the few providing surgical treatment to patients in the opposition controlled areas. As fighting intensified over the last several months across the country it has been receiving dozens of war wounded patients. AV611A
  21 Mar 2017   1m4s 8 86 0