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South Sudan: Born into Conflict

17 January 2014

Nyariek was born as conflict returned to the world's newest country, South Sudan. But later that day, tragedy struck when her South Sudanese mother was killed in an attack.

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South Sudan: A Children's Crisis

17 December 2014

The world's newest nation, is in crisis. More than 365 days of conflict have forced 2 million people from their homes - 330,000 of those are children.

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A Brother's Burden: 17 Days in Search of Safety

17 December 2014

Dak carried his disabled brother for 17 days to escape fighting in South Sudan. But it was Muon who saved them from the lion.

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South Sudan Crisis: One Year On

17 December 2014

In the past year, nearly 2 million people have been uprooted from their homes in South Sudan. The majority are girls and boys, leading many to call the dire situation in South Sudan a "children's crisis."

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South Sudan: The Things They Left Behind

15 December 2014

Conflict drove them from their homes at a moment's notice. Eight refugees from South Sudan reflect on the simple treasures they lost.

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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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