South Sudan/Sudan: "Until the war ends, South Sudan is the best place for my kids to grow up."
7 August, 2013
August 2013, Unity State, South Sudan: Women carrying water at the Yida refugee camp in northern South Sudan. Since mid 2011 an estimated 74,000 people have fled violence in Sudan's South Kordofan and arrived Yida. Credit: OCHA
Fighting in Sudan's South Kordofan region has displaced or affected 1 million...
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...