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South Sudan Situation Report No. 79

In a recent  a recent report from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA):

  • A humanitarian barge departed Bor on 16 March. The barge was
    South Sudan Situation Report No. 79

    South Sudan Situation Report No. 79

    carrying over 1,000 mt of relief items to Malakal.

  • So far in 2015, 214,950 children (37 per cent girls) have been reached with education support in South Sudan.
  • There were reports of localized population displacement following fighting in Greater Upper Nile as well as inter-communal violence in Lakes State.
  • Humanitarian partners have reviewed service provision in Mingkaman in order to rationalise them and prioritise life-saving assistance.

Read more: South Sudan: Crisis Situation Report No. 79.


Serve Now: Never Forget Millions In South Sudan Are Homeless!

  • 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


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Serve Now: South Sudan Children Are Plagued By Hunger, Disease & Insecurity

A nation in crisis!

  •  400,000 plus people left Southern Sudan because of hunger and diseases like Cholera. OCHA South Sudan (Read More)
  • “With the situation the way it is currently, people in South Sudan do not get scared of death anymore.” Abila Tom Reuben – Voice for Change (VOA NEWS) (Read More)
  • 3.5 million (estimated) South Sudanese people are facing crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (Read More)
  • 235,000 children under the age of five will requite treatment for severe acute malnutrition. UNICEF (Read More)

South Sudan needs your help! Visit the Council on Foreign Relations and connect with an organization! Search: Humanitarian Relief Organizations. (Learn More)


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Serve Now: Fight Against Hunger & Disease In South Sudan!

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).”

The children of #SouthSudan need your love and support! Visit the Council on Foreign Relations and connect with an organization! Search: Humanitarian Relief Organizations (Learn More).

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