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South Sudan Emergency

Matiop's first days as a refugee in Uganda

21 February 2014 view photos »

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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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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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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