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1 Bomb sniffing dogs in South Sudan
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

3 June 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has deployed 37 explosive sniffing dogs to assist the United Nations police contingent in South Sudan. The dogs will regularly support United Nations Police (UNPOL) to conduct searches and enhance security at protection of civilians sites which...

Created on 2016-06-03 17:23:21
2 Caring for South Sudan Civilians
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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13 February 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) says ongoing violence in South Sudan has created Africa’s largest refugee crisis as thousands continued to pour into neighboring Uganda.

Created on 2017-02-13 22:42:33
3 Child Soldiers Freed in South Sudan
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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13 February 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The United Nations welcomed the release last week of more than 300 child soldiers in Yambio, located in the southwest of South Sudan. The children were released by armed groups and will begin reintegrating into their communities and learning new livelihood skills.

Created on 2018-02-13 17:33:31
4 Deputy SG in South Sudan
( UN Main Bodies )

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9 July 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — Visiting women who are survivors of sexual violence in Wau, South Sudan, the UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said, “You must have hope. You must find ways to close the gap between the tragedy today and your dream of tomorrow.”

Created on 2018-07-09 15:46:55
5 Educating Girls in South Sudan
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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27 April 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) goals are to support peace, reconciliation and development throughout the country. For the young women of Rumbek - the capital of the Lake State in central South Sudan -education is a lifeline.

Created on 2018-04-27 16:47:48
6 Expanding Microfinancing in Sudan
( UN Development News )

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5 February 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — Twenty years of isolation have had a devastating effect on Sudan, with the rural poor the hardest hit. In October last year, the United States lifted various sanctions - including restrictions on international banking transactions – that have raised hopes for the expansion of a micro-...

Created on 2018-02-05 22:57:33
7 Flooding in South Sudan
( UN Development News )

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24 May 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The rainy season onset in South Sudan wreaked havoc on the lives of the most vulnerable who are already living in difficult conditions after fleeing ongoing violence and finding shelter in the Protection of the Civilians (POC) site in Bor, South Sudan.

Created on 2018-05-24 19:08:15
8 Food Aid Arrives in South Sudan
( UN Development News )

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2 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The United Nations has started distributing food aid to people in the famine-affected parts of South Sudan, where an estimated 100,000 people are already starving. According to the latest report from the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification, famine is currently affecting parts of ...

Created on 2017-03-02 22:56:15
9 Grandi Visits Refugees in Uganda
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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27 June 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — In a visit to the country, UN refugee agency (UNHCR) chief Filippo Grandi said Uganda provides “model response” by making “longer term investments” in both the local and refugee communities and not just providing humanitarian assistance.

Created on 2017-06-27 16:28:35
10 Health Care for South Sudan refugees
( UN Development News )

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27 July 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — In South Sudan, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has set up a primary health clinic at a transit center to provide basic health services to people displaced by recent fighting in the South Sudanese capital Juba.

Created on 2016-07-27 21:22:46
11 Juba Report Criticized and Defended
( UN Development News )

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27 October 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — Kenya has rejected the findings of the UN investigation into violence in the South Sudanese capital of Juba as well as Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s decision to request the removal of the force commander, a Kenyan general. Macharia Kamau, Kenya’s ambassador to the UN, said on No...

Created on 2016-11-04 20:44:05
12 Lacroix Presser
( UN Development News )

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7 August 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — Wrapping a three-day visit to South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix said “every possible effort” was being made to expedite the deployment of a 4000-strong Regional Protection Force to South Sudan.

Created on 2017-08-07 19:03:23
13 New IDP Camp in South Sudan Offers Marginal Relief for Over 33,000
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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6 January 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, UNMISS, announced the final voluntary relocation of 20,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) to a new, larger facility in the country's capital, Juba.

Created on 2015-01-06 22:18:42
14 Normality Returning to South Sudan
( UN Development News )

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31 July 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — On a long and winding road in Malakal town, lined mostly with government offices, Eliza Wanykow Chan is opening her tea shop. It is 6 o’clock in the morning and town is just coming to life. In the market, women are spreading their wares and the smell of fresh bread and tea scones merge w...

Created on 2017-07-31 17:44:00
15 Over 100,000 Flee Fighting in South Sudan
( UN Development News )

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2 June 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The humanitarian crisis in South Sudan continues as a fresh round of violence between warring factions in the country's Unity and Upper Nile states resulted in the displacement of over 100,000 civilians this week.

United Nations and aid officials ...

Created on 2015-06-03 17:59:21
16 Protecting Human Rights in South Sudan
( UN Development News )

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24 April 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The United Nations Mission in South Sudan’s (UNMISS) Human Rights Director, Eugene Nindorera, says the issue of impunity is one of the key challenges in in the country. He recently concluded a five-day visit to Wau to following a flare up of violence which left 19 solider and 28 civilia...

Created on 2017-04-25 03:48:00
17 Refugee Olympic Team Returns to Kenya
( UN Development News )

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25 August 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — Members of the Refugee Olympic Team arrived back to Nairobi, Kenya, from the games in Rio on August 24 amid joyous celebrations and pounding drums, courtesy of a Burundian refugee band of musicians. The ten-member team – eight from Africa - made history in Rio as the first-ever all ref...

Created on 2016-08-25 21:11:11
18 Refugees Head to the Olympics
( UN Development News )

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29 July 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — What seemed like a distant dream a year ago is now a reality for a small group of athletes. After fleeing war in South Sudan, five runners are now going to represent millions of refugees at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. “I am very prepared,” said Paulo Lokoro, a 1500 meter runne...

Created on 2016-07-29 21:19:09
19 Security Council Briefed on South Sudan
( UN Main Bodies )

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25 August 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — A top United Nations peacekeeping official said the conflict in South Sudan is a “man-made” conflict for which the country’s leaders bear a “direct” responsibility adding that those same leaders could bring the country back from the “impending abyss” through genuine politic...

Created on 2017-08-25 21:05:52
20 South Sudan Bakers
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

25 July 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — Almost a year ago, 25-year-old Monica Awalith barely knew how to bake. Now though, her baking skills are sharper, thanks to a 12-week hands-on baking course, run by South Korean troops deployed to South Sudan’s Bor town.

Created on 2018-07-25 16:36:27

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