04 Dec 2013
South Sudan (Republic of): Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Kyung-Wha Kang press remarks on South Sudan - New York, Wednesday 4 December 2013
Good afternoon everyone.
I am very happy to brief you on my recent visit to South Sudan and a brief one to Ethiopia and Kenya.
The purpose of my mission was to help keep the global spotlight on the complex humanitarian crisis in South Sudan, and to find ways to strengthen partnership and collaboration with regional organizations and Governments to improve OCHA’s own work in East Africa.
While in South Sudan, I had the opportunity to travel to Bor,...
20 Nov 2013
South Sudan (Republic of): Statement by Ms Kyung-Wha Kang, the Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs on her mission to South Sudan
South Sudan: The situation has improved but millions of people are still in need of help
Juba, 20 November 2013: “Between 17 and 20 November, I visited South Sudan, the world’s newest country. I held talks with members of the government and humanitarian partners about how aid operations can save lives while building the resilience of communities and government systems and reducing reliance on emergency responses.
I met with the Minister of...
15 Nov 2013
South Sudan (Republic of): Media Advisory: UN deputy humanitarian chief to visit South Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya
WHO: Kyung-Wha Kang, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator
UN Assistant Secretary-General (ASG) for Humanitarian Affairs Kyung-Wha Kang will visit South Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya from 17 to 25 November.
In South Sudan, from...
14 Nov 2013
South Sudan (Republic of): South Sudan humanitarian appeal sets new direction for international aid
(Juba, 14 November 2013) The Government of South Sudan and the aid agencies launched the humanitarian appeal for 2014-2016 today, unveiling an innovative new direction for humanitarian action in South Sudan.
The three-year appeal seeks US$1.1 billion to meet the needs of the most vulnerable 3.1 million people across the country in 2014. This comes to some $355...
31 Oct 2013
South Sudan (Republic of): South Sudan Humanitarian Dashboard (September 2013) - Key 2013 planning figures, needs and funding indicators