South Sudan: Violence escalates in Pibor
24 July, 2013
July 2013, Jonglei, South Sudan: UN relief supplies arrive in Dorein, Pibor County. An estimated 100,000 people have been cut-off from life-saving assistance by violence in Pibor County in South Sudan’s troubled Jonglei State.Credit: UN/Perrett
An estimated 100,000 people have been cut-off from life-saving...
South Sudan: Clearing the remnants of war
9 July, 2013
An UNMAS mine clearer in South Sudan. As the country celebrates the second anniversary of its independence, some areas are still dealing with the threat posed by land mines and other unexploded ordnance. Credit: UNMAS/Marco Grob
As South Sudan celebrates the second anniversary of its independence, parts of...
Sudan: Local humanitarian capacity crucial
2 July, 2013
2013, Kassala State, Sudan: Fatima is a volunteer midwife at a medical center in Hammeida, in rural Kassala State. Local organizations are shouldering much of the humanitarian burden in eastern Sudan but are hindered by limited resources and support. Credit: OCHA
In eastern Sudan, local organizations are...
South Sudan: “We have seen things stabilize or even improve”
28 June, 2013
Women attend an adult learning programme at a primary school in Yei, near South Sudan's border with Uganda. An overall improvement to the humanitarian situation in South Sudan has led to humanitarian agencies slightly reducing their appeal for 2013. Credit: IRIN/Hannah McNeish
The UN Humanitarian...
Aid worker diary: the price of gold in DRC
26 June, 2013
6 June 2013, South Kivu, DRC: These women were forced to flee their homes when a rebel group attacked their village in early June. More than 1,400 families have been displaced by this recent outbreak of fighting in the Mwenga region of South Kivu. Credit: OCHA/Philippe Kropf
In eastern DRC, fighting over...