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South Sudan Emergency

Long, dangerous journey ends in reunion for refugee family separated in flight

08 November 2013

For Sudanese refugee Majdi Bedewe, doing the best by his son meant risking the chance that he might not see him again.

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One Mother's Courage

17 February 2015

Deadly conflicts forced Nawat to flee from Sudan to South Sudan and then to Uganda. Now, a small miracle has made her family whole again.

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A boy named Boat

06 February 2015

Even before the civil war, giving birth in South Sudan was a risky affair. Martha delivered her son on a crowded ferry while fleeing attackers.

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Children in Charge

19 January 2015

Fighting in South Sudan has separated families and orphaned children. Meet four teenagers who are raising younger siblings on their own.

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Wrestling for Peace

15 January 2015

After fleeing violence in South Sudan, young men find common ground in a traditional Dinka sport.

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Scared and exhausted
Fleeing for their lives


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

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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