Home > What We Do > Emergency Response > South Sudan Emergency

South Sudan Emergency

South Sudanese, who are again refugees in Uganda, see no reason to ever go home

16 April 2014

After returning home in 2005 and expecting peace, the latest fighting has caused a fresh exodus from South Sudan to the safety of Uganda

read story »

Sudan issues ID cards to tens of thousands of South Sudanese

03 March 2015

More than 54,000 South Sudanese have been registered and some 37,000 identity cards produced since the programme began at the start of February

read story

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.

read story

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.

read story

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.

read story

Show more stories like these »



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

Emergencies around the world

Syria Emergency

Learn more »

Iraq Emergency

Learn more »

CAR Emergency

Learn more »