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20 Sep 2017 description
Ongoing violence is causing massive displacement, uprooting almost a third of the population. Some flee in fear and others are forced, ICRC President Peter Maurer told the UN General Assembly.
18 Sep 2017 description
Most prisoners rely on their families for food, soap and clothes. However, as thousands of people continue to flee their homes, detainees lose a vital lifeline, becoming even more isolated.
06 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Most recent Integrated Phase Classification results find six million people to be food insecure, causing an increase in the number of people targeted for assistance from 4.8 million to 5.7 million.
24 Aug 2017 description
Through income-generating and agricultural-based activities, the 'Food Assistance for Assets' programme will also help improve household food security and increase the availability of nutritious foods.
17 Aug 2017 description
Resources for refugees are becoming strained, as a worsening security situation continues to fuel the world's 'fastest-growing refugee crisis', according to the NRC.
08 Aug 2017 description
IOM teams are currently in Warrap targeting more than 189,000 people in Tonj East County, while many locations experiencing cholera outbreaks are in proximity to the Nile River.
07 Aug 2017 description
report IRIN
Humanitarian partners deserve the protection and support of those they are seeking to assist, and government and opposition forces have responsibilities under IHL to protect civilians and facilitate delivery of lifesaving help.
23 Jul 2017 description
Thousands of South Sudanese women and girls, and some men, who have been raped in ethnically-charged sexual attacks in the ongoing conflict are battling mental distress and stigma with nowhere to turn for help, Amnesty says.
19 Jul 2017 description
The vaccination campaign is scheduled for 28 July to 3 August in the high-active-transmission counties of Tonj East, Kapoeta South, Kapoeta North and Kapoeta East.
17 Jul 2017 description
Yei is about 150km south of the capital, Juba, and is a strategic outpost on the main trading route with Uganda and DRC. Seventy percent of the population fled last year, leaving Yei a ghost town.
14 Jul 2017 description
The humanitarian workers were successfully evacuated from the compound unharmed as sporadic gunfire continued. They were taken back to the UNMISS base.
13 Jul 2017 description
Malaria is one of the leading causes of sickness and death in South Sudan, especially among children. In 2016, MSF treated more than 300,000 cases of malaria in the country.
08 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Millions of South Sudanese children continue to suffer from human right abuses, malnutrition, poor health and lack of education despite the country approaching its 6th independence anniversary.
07 Jul 2017 description
July 9 marks the sixth anniversary of South Sudan’s independence, but the promise of the world’s youngest country is marred by hunger and conflict, as millions of people still face starvation.
04 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The severely food insecure population has grown to 6 million and accounts for about 50 per cent of the total population, with an estimated 1.1 million children acutely malnourished.
04 Jul 2017 description
Hundreds of thousands of people have fled the region over the past year, creating ongoing crises, starvation and fear, according to Amnesty International.
29 Jun 2017 description
report Tearfund
Famine has officially ended, thanks to a surge in aid, yet, the number of people at risk of starvation has increased. Meagre harvests and soaring food prices are being compounded by conflict.
21 Jun 2017 description
Despite famine having eased, the situation remains dire as the number of people struggling to find enough food each day has grown to 6 million - up from 4.9 million in February.
14 Jun 2017 description
To avert a humanitarian catastrophe in the four countries, humanitarian operations require more than $6.3 billion in 2017, including $4.9 billion in the key sectors of famine response and prevention.
12 Jun 2017 description
The EWARS system, which can be rapidly configured with minimal expertise, is designed for real-time information sharing using mobile phones and triggers automated alerts when disease thresholds are exceeded.