A shipment from Kenya made an emergency food aid delivery to those suffering in South Sudan as the world’s youngest country is teetering on the brink of civil war.
Trucks filled with 28 tons of food made the life-saving delivery early Saturday morning on August 13th to Juba, which was
Three years of civil war have brought the nation of South Sudan and its people to their knees. An estimated 50,000 people have been killed in the five years since the new nation of South Sudan was born. Countless numbers have been displaced. And more than 3 million are starving.
The number of orphans in South Sudan has risen dramatically over the last several years. In response to this, and thanks to our generous donors, The Sudan Relief Fund has been supporting The Welfare Support to Orphans and Vulnerable Children Project. The project was designed to address the daily and
Despite attempts at peace, the situation in South Sudan is still tense, and people fear a famine. Brother Bernhard Hengl, of the Combine Missionaries, claims “A terrible famine will happen this year!”. Br. Bernard has been on ground zero in the Sudan for several years, and has witnessed, first hand,
Security Deal Needed to Stop Famine
By William Davison
The European Union’s top envoy in the Horn of Africa urged South Sudan’s warring parties to implement a security deal to enable humanitarian agencies to provide aid to more than 1 million people facing famine.
A deal agreed on Aug. 25 is “critical”
Warring Parties Set Timetable to Form Transitional Government and Cease Fighting
By NICHOLAS BARIYO
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar agreed to form a transitional government in the next 60 days, a big step in efforts to resolve a devastating six-month conflict in the world’s
Gross Human Rights Abuses
NAIROBI, Kenya — Horrific, ethnically motivated attacks of physical and sexual violence launched in South Sudan by warring parties constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity, Amnesty International said Thursday, while a new U.N. report said more than 300 people men from one ethnic
In Need of Food
Some 3.5 million South Sudanese, or one in three people, face an acute lack of food, the United Nations says. A widespread famine is looming after violence disrupted farming and food prices soar. In Sudan, food is scarce in Darfur, the Nuba Mountains and some eastern
Airdrops to Ease Suffering
By Nicholas Bariyo
KAMPALA, Uganda—The World Food Program has started emergency airdrops of food to millions of people isolated by conflict and rainy conditions in South Sudan, the food agency said Monday, in the latest effort to address an unfolding crisis in the world’s youngest
Military Support for South Sudan Rebels
On 24 September 2014 I presented and offered preliminary analysis of a document I had received on 22 September 2014, from a source within Sudan whom I trust implicitly. It was an explosive document, containing the “Minutes of the Military and Security Committee Meeting