With the crisis reaching catastrophic levels it has now garnered a strong response from Pope Francis, “At this time it is more necessary than ever for everyone to not just stop with words, but to take concrete action so that food aid can reach suffering populations.”
Famine in South Sudan has left 100,000 people on the verge of starvation and nearly 5 million people, more than 40% of the country’s population, are in need of urgent help!
“Our worst fears have been realized,” said Serge Tissot of the Food and Agriculture Organization, part of the
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In a just released UN report, officials warn that the war in South Sudan has reached “catastrophic proportions for civilians”. We are now seeing a rise of militias which further risks the country spinning out of control, fueling fighting for years to
When South Sudan descended into renewed violence last July, Bidi Bidi refugee camp was expected to hold 40,000 people. Soon after it opened, it started growing by twice that number every month. Now it’s a sprawling expanse of mud-walled huts and tents, inhabited by 270,000 of South Sudan’s refugees who
Fresh clashes broke out around South Sudan’s second-largest city of Malakal, the latest turn in the struggle for the capital of the oil-producing Upper Nile region.
The United Nations said Malakal was largely deserted after civilians fled the fighting.
“The rebels had been trying to provoke the Sudan People’s Liberation