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South Sudan Emergency

Hepatitis E affects thousands, kills 111 in South Sudan refugee camps

15 February 2013

The largest number of cases and suspected cases is in the Yusuf Batil camp in Upper Nile state, which accounts for 3,937 cases and 77 deaths.

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Food shortages trigger truancy in South Sudan camps

11 June 2014

Though community leaders have been approached by UNHCR about regular school attendance, the response has been muted.

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South Sudan: Food Security

11 June 2014

Jacob is plowing 20 kilometers far from his own home town, Bor, after having to abandon it due to the ongoing fighting in South Sudan. Now in Mingkaman camp,as a displaced person, this land he plows is all he has after losing farm and cattle back home

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Ethiopia: South Sudanese Refugee Influx

06 June 2014

Despite a ceasefire agreement signed in early May, fighting continues between government and opposition forces in South Sudan. The renewed conflict has forced thousands of refugees to seek shelter in Ethiopia.

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UNHCR, WFP reassure Maban refugees over food shortage

02 June 2014

The agencies' heads in South Sudan meet with refugee leaders and reassure them of efforts to restore their monthly food rations amid continuing insecurity.

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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
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