Three years ago, the world witnessed the birth of a new nation, as the people of South Sudan united in eager, hopeful anticipation. People sang independence songs, and a huge clock in the centre of Juba, the capital, counted down the days. Today, the picture is quite different.
OSLO, Norway – In a disappointing result to the Oslo donor conference, the world’s donors have missed a critical opportunity to help avert disaster in South Sudan.
Six months After Typhoon Haiyan, CARE Is Expanding Efforts to Help Survivors Rebuild Their Homes and Livelihoods
ATLANTA — Six months after Typhoon Haiyan slammed the central Philippines, the global humanitarian organization CARE is expanding its efforts to help survivors rebuild their homes and livelihoods.
Jordan opens new camp to cope with increasing numbers of Syrian refugees
The world's largest refugee camp – Dadaab in Kenya – is some three thousand kilometers from the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. But children in the two camps have been united through the power of pen and paper.
PAGAK, South Sudan – Nyakoang Rieka set out from her village in the afternoon.
NGOs Condemn Attacks on Civilians in South Sudan and Emphasize a Need for Urgent Humanitarian Assistance
The undersigned non-governmental organisations (NGOs) express deep concern at the serious escalation in violence in South Sudan, which has resulted in the deaths of hundreds of civilians and is exacerbating an already profound humanitarian crisis.