With over 1.6 million internally displaced in South Sudan, and another 600,000 refugees in neighboring countries, are oil price declines exacerbating humanitarian crises in oil-producing African countries, and can we expect further deterioration...Show More Summary
The number of children directly involved in the violence in South Sudan is on the rise as more youth continue to be recruited by and join armed militias, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) stated in a press release on Friday.
Submitted by Ryan Opsal via OilPrice.com, With over 1.6 million internally displaced in South Sudan, and another 600,000 refugees in neighboring countries, are oil price declines exacerbating humanitarian crises in oil-producing African...Show More Summary
This mind-bending image looks like something out of Inception, but in fact it’s a view of fields in the south Khartoum area of Sudan. How the hell do they grow anything on that? Read more...
GENEVA (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people surviving on water lilies and swamp fish after fleeing South Sudan's war may run out of food entirely when the dry season starts in January, food security experts said in a report seen by Reuters on Thursday.
A 4-year-old girl's will to live and efforts to help her do it thaw the heart of war-weary photographer Sebastian Rich
For the last two decades, Zainab Salbi has devoted her life to helping women in war-torn regions, from Afghanistan to South Sudan. As a result of the brutal conflicts in these various countries, the women and girls there have been beaten,...Show More Summary
O God of the children of Syria, Nigeria and Liberia, of Sudan, South Africa and South Carolina,Of Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Myanmar, of Israel, Iran and IraqOf the Congo, Central America, Charleston, and Cleveland, of Darfur and...Show More Summary
Some 7.5 million people in South Sudan are currently food insecure and in need of humanitarian assistance, the UN Office for the Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) estimates.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - South Sudan is at risk of sinking into a cycle of revenge killings on a large scale, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said as he recommended an extra 1,100 peacekeepers be deployed to the world's youngest nation.
If we're serious about saving lives, we'll be serious about public health. L ast year, I spent two weeks at a maternity and pediatrics hospital in South Sudan, where I now work full-time. During just those weeks, I signed death certificates for five children after unsuccessfully attempting resuscitation. Show More Summary
Tensions have burst into violence in Western Equatoria state with more than 100 people reportedly killed since May.
[Content Note: Lack of health and safety.]Today is World Toilet Day, dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of safe and accessible toilets globally:South Sudan, where 93% of the population lacks access to an adequate toilet,...Show More Summary
JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir said on Wednesday his country will struggle to resettle thousands of refugees and those displaced internally during nearly two years of war, saying low world oil prices which had depleted government coffers.
JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudan's rebels said on Tuesday that government soldiers had launched attacks against their positions in oil-rich Unity State in what they said was a violation of a peace deal signed in August.
In a series of videos, the first of which accompanies this blog post, we are sending a message to the co-chairs of the U.S. House of Representatives Congressional Caucus on Sudan and South Sudan: U.S. Representatives Michael McCaul (R-TX), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Michael Capuano (D-MA), and Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) from four bishops of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan.
My colleague Kevin Sieff wrote an important dispatch from Juba, the capital of South Sudan, on the country's difficulties in demobilizing the many thousands of child soldiers drafted into the ranks of a number of feuding factions. The fledgling state is not alone, though. According to the State Department's analysis this year, these are the countries identified as […]
When volunteer doctors in the South Sudan are killed and two are kidnapped, Tony is reunited with Jeanne Benoit, whose husband is one of the ones missing, in NCIS season 13 episode 8, "Saviors." Plus, Gibbs collapses at work, but he's not thrilled to jump on board with Dr. Taft's advice that he should talk to someone -- at first. For more on what happened, read the recap.
It's an hour filled with blasts (from the past) in this episode of NCIS, "Saviors." Tony's ex-girlfriend, Jeanne Benoit, now married, returns when her husband is one of several volunteers who go missing in South Sudan. Stan Burley returns as the man on the ground who needs as much backup as he can get. Show More Summary
Tens of thousands of desperate civilians have sought safety in a swamp that is full of dangers, but none that compare to the atrocities they fled.