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04 May 2012 description

The peace between Sudan and South Sudan was not to be, at least not for long. Even after the Republic of South Sudan’s independence last July, tensions remained high between the former civil war combatants. Oil fields—mainly located along the contested border region—became the focal point in a play for power that has intensified into violent clashes over last month. After months of border skirmishes between the two countries, South Sudan seized a disputed oil field in Heglig earlier this month, prompting the north’s retaliation.

04 Oct 2005 description

Lokichoggio - October 4 - In a recently released report, the international aid organization Action Against Hunger (known internationally as Action Contre la Faim or ACF) warns that a famine may occur in southern Sudan unless immediate action is taken.

A Nutritional Emergency

nutritional surveys show that more than one-fifth of southern Sudan's population already suffer from moderate and severe acute forms of malnutrition-types of malnutrition that can kill if not treated.

12 Mar 2004 description

An Interview with AAH Desk Officer Roger Persichino on AAH's exploratory mission to Chad, made possible through the generous financial support of the Jarden Corporation.