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23 Dec 2013 description

Statement by Toby Lanzer, Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan

Juba, 23 December 2013: “Aid agencies are now responding to the needs of thousands of civilians affected by the recent armed violence affecting South Sudan – including an estimated 20,000 people in two UN peacekeeping compounds in Juba.

26 Oct 2013 description

Statement by Chris Nikoi, Humanitarian Coordinator a.i. in South Sudan

Juba, 26 October 2013: “At this difficult time when people across many parts of South Sudan are struggling to cope with flooding, I want to express my appreciation to the humanitarian community and government for the response efforts so far. Partners have reached nearly 100,000 of the 156,000 people identified, so far as affected by flooding since August.

18 Jul 2013 description

Statement by the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan, Mr. Toby Lanzer

Juba, 18 July 2013: "Expanded access within Pibor county, Jonglei State, since 14 July has enabled aid agencies to assess the needs of up to 25,000 civilians who have sought refuge in the bush near Dorein and Labrab villages following recent fighting.

15 May 2012 description

(Juba, 15 May 2012): The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan, Ms Lise Grande, said today that an estimated 12,000 South Sudanese will be airlifted from Khartoum to Juba and provided with humanitarian assistance when they arrive.

07 Jan 2012 description

(Juba, 7 January 2012): Humanitarian agencies are mounting a major emergency operation in Jonglei State in South Sudan to help people affected by the recent wave of inter-communal violence. “The Government of South Sudan has declared Jonglei a disaster zone and asked humanitarian agencies to accelerate life-saving assistance. We’re responding to that call,” said the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan Ms. Lise Grande.