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South Sudan Emergency

A teacher and survivor happy to help her community in South Sudan

05 November 2012

Sanna's journey to safety in South Sudan was traumatic, but after arrival she started thinking about other refugees in the UNHCR-run Gendraasa camp.

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South Sudanese, who are again refugees in Uganda, see no reason to ever go home

16 April 2014

After returning home in 2005 and expecting peace, the latest fighting has caused a fresh exodus from South Sudan to the safety of Uganda

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UNHCR increases aid as South Sudanese refugees stream into Ethiopia

15 April 2014

With the rainy season approaching, UNHCR is airlifting tents and building new camps as the number of refugees passes 95,000

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After surviving a dash for freedom, South Sudanese just happy to have home

14 April 2014

Most of her family didn't make it, but one strong young refugee woman fed her children leaves and wild fruit just to lead them to safety in Ethiopia.

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South Sudanese man loses everything, but finds peace most important

08 April 2014

One South Sudanese refugee was ahead of his time – displaced well ahead of the conflict that has driven more than a million of his compatriots from their homes.

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I need blankets. It is cold at night and I don't want my children to get sick.

Rebecca Barnaba, 23
mother of three at Doro camp

If we are not able to fly in what is needed during the rainy season, people will die. It is as simple as that.

Marie-Hélène Verney
UNHCR

We are facing a humanitarian disaster of large proportions… The support of the international community is now absolutely crucial.

António Guterres
High Commissioner for Refugees

I've just been back to Wau and was thrilled to see UNHCR supporting education, job training, helping women get on their feet, building homes!

Alek Wek
supermodel and former refugee

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