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South Sudan Emergency

Refugees help skeleton UNHCR staff keep camps going in South Sudan

08 January 2014

Some 120,000 Sudanese refugees in South Sudan's largest camps get uninterrupted service as refugees take on leadership roles alongside staff.

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UN envoy Princess Haya meets South Sudan refugees in Ethiopia

16 July 2014

She was unprepared for the suffering among refugees from South Sudan who are streaming across the border into Ethiopia at nearly 1,000 a day.

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U.S. official wants more aid for refugees flowing into Ethiopia

14 July 2014

Anne Richard was shocked by the stories refugees told about their escape from the conflict in South Sudan; they are arriving in Ethiopia at the rate of 883 every day.

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UNHCR seeks massive boost in funding for South Sudan refugees

11 July 2014

A total of $658 million is needed to help the 715,000 refugees expected to flee from South Sudan by the end of the year – double the refugee total foreseen in March.

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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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High Commissioner for Refugees

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