South Sudan: Emergency operation ramps up in Jonglei State
13 January, 2012
12 January 2012: WFP begins food distribution to internally displaced persons in Pibor, Jonglei State. Credit: Isaac Gideon/UNMISS
Aid agencies are racing to provide food, water and shelter to 60,000 people, who are struggling to survive waves of inter-communal clashes in South Sudan
South Sudan: UN launches massive humanitarian operation after inter-communal clashes
3 January, 2012
3 December 2011: UNMISS Force Commander Moses Obi talking to displaced people in Pibor, Jonglei state. Credit: UNMISS
Security in Jonglei state improves, but “the humanitarian situation is grim,” says UN Humanitarian Coordinator Lise Grande
The UN is mounting a “massive emergency support programme...
Sudan: Prolonged fighting in South Kordofan continues to severely affect hundreds of thousands of people
3 January, 2012
June 2011: People gather outside the UN peacekeeping mission’s compound in Kadugli, South Kordofan after fleeing fighting that erupted in the town during the first week of June. Credit: UNMIS/Paul Banks
Aid workers remain concerned about food security and health issues in conflict areas.
Sudan: More than 4 million people need help as conflict and displacement continues into 2012
16 December, 2011
More than $1bn needed to help people cope with protracted conflict in Darfur, and new crises in Blue Nile and South Kordofan.
UN calls for more than $1bn to help people cope with protracted conflict in Darfur, and new crises in Blue Nile and South Kordofan.
The UN has called for US$1.06 billion to help 4...
UN condemns bombardment of refugee camp in South Sudan
11 November, 2011
Meeting with Nuba refugees at Yida Camp. Credit: SUDO UK
Aerial attack hits temporary camp for 20,000 people who have fled fighting in South Kordofan.
Lisa Grande, the UN’s Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan, today strongly condemned yesterday’s aerial bombardment which struck a...