South Sudan: Number of people needing aid doubles
20 January, 2012
The UN confirmed today that more than 120,000 people urgently need aid in South Sudan’s violence-affected Jonglei State - double the amount from just two weeks ago.
“The violence in Jonglei hasn’t stopped,” said Lise Grande, Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan....
South Sudan: Emergency operation ramps up in Jonglei State
13 January, 2012
A large-scale emergency operation is gearing up to provide food, water and shelter to 60,000 people in South Sudan’s Jonglei State, amid continued clashes between two of the region’s largest ethnic groups.
New fighting broke out in late December 2011 between the Murle and the Lou...
South Sudan: UN launches massive humanitarian operation after inter-communal clashes
3 January, 2012
The UN is mounting a “massive emergency support programme” to help thousands of people return home after inter-communal clashes between the Lou Nuer and Murle communities in South Sudan’s Jonglei state.
The announcement came as Lou Nuer fighters withdrew from a potentially...
Sudan: Prolonged fighting in South Kordofan continues to severely affect hundreds of thousands of people
3 January, 2012
Prolonged fighting between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement – North (SPLM-N) in Sudan’s South Kordofan State since the beginning of June 2011 has displaced or severely affected over 300,000 people.
“Our main concern is...
Sudan: More than 4 million people need help as conflict and displacement continues into 2012
16 December, 2011
The UN has called for US$1.06 billion to help 4.2 million people in Sudan cope with one of the world’s largest humanitarian crises in 2012, as several parts of the country face protracted conflict and internal displacement.
In Darfur, where war broke out in 2003, 3.75 million people...