CERF allocates $15 million to assist crisis-affected people in South Sudan

9 Jan 2014
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The humanitarian situation in South Sudan has deteriorated rapidly since hostilities between the Government and opposition groups erupted on 15 December 2013. Humanitarian partners estimate that almost 5 million people are in need of immediate humanitarian assistance.

In 2014, the Emergency Relief Coordinator approved two US$15 million Rapid response allocations from CERF, brining total CERF funding to the crisis this year to $30 million.

South Sudan 2014

9 Jan 2014

The humanitarian situation in South Sudan has deteriorated rapidly since hostilities between the Government and opposition groups erupted on 15 December 2013. Humanitarian partners estimate that more than 189,000 people have been displaced.

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CERF gives $6 million to crisis-affected people in South Sudan

30 Oct 2013
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14 August 2013: The ongoing intercommunal fighting between State and non-state armed groups in South Sudan has continued to deteriorate. Pibor County in Jonglei State is now one of the deadliest areas in South Sudan. High levels of direct targeting of civilians have forced thousands of people to seek refuge, fleeing from killings, rape, torture and beatings.

CERF allocates more than $5.5 million in humanitarian assistance to South Sudan

28 Oct 2013
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7 June 2013: Intercommunal fighting has intensified between the Sudan People’s Liberation Army and non-state armed groups. The fighting, which began in December 2011 in South Sudan, has caused widespread internal displacement. The number of fights and the number of civilians attacked have increased drastically. According to the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan’s 2013 Human Rights Report, 85 civilians were killed and dozens more injured on one day earlier this year in Akobo County, Jonglei State.

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