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- An estimated 1.5 million people have been uprooted in fighting that started with a political impasse in mid-December 2013 between President Salva Kiir and former Vice-President Riek Machar. The conflict also sent nearly 100,000 civilians fleeing to UN bases around the country. UN Mission South Sudan
- At least 40,000 people who fled fighting in South Sudan are staying in horrific conditions at a UN camp. Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
- “Being a father is always about being able to provide for your son, sending him to school or a good hospital if he needs it. But how can you say you’re a father when you’re just sitting here? I am just ashamed of being a father here. It would be better if we didn’t have to leave to be refugees. The world needs to support people in their lives so South Sudan can be developed and there can be peace in this world,” Gatluack Choul, South Sudanese Refugee
- A boy shares a birthday with his country, but in South Sudan there is little to celebrate – OXFAM America
OCHA South Sudan recently reported:
“…606,230 children aged 6 to 59 months have been screened for acute malnutrition since January, including 8,900 [As of July 2014]. Seven percent were identified with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and 13 per cent with moderate acute malnutrition (MAM).”
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- Alarming Malnutrition Rates In South Sudan – Doctors Without Borders/UNOCHASouthSudan
- FAO South Sudan
- UNHCR seeks massive boost in funding for South Sudan refugees
- Grateful to be alive after severe bout of cholera, thanks to health partner support
- OCHA South Sudan Report (July 10, 2014)
- Secretary of State John Kerry on South Sudan’s Independence Day