South Sudan Emergency

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Noticias sobre South Sudan

South Sudanese refugee girls play ball in the Ayilo Refugee Settlement of northern Uganda. © UNFPA/Eveyln Kiapi
11 January 2016 Young South Sudanese actors and athletes take on violence, HIV
The carnage Mike Marchar witnessed has stayed with him. But there is one thing that takes his mind off those horrors: football.
South Sudanese refugees display products they have been learning to produce at the Kakuma Support Centre in Turkana, Kenya. © UNFPA/Bernard Muthaka
5 October 2015 Kenyan support centre offers care, hope to refugees from South Sudan
Every once in a while, Joyce Dabor is jolted from sleep by memories of the day she was separated from her children. It was the day they finally escaped the bloody conflict in South Sudan. Ms. Dabor was pregnant at the...

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Exposición general

In December 2013, violence broke out in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, and spread rapidly across the country.
Even before the crisis, the country had one of the highest maternal death rates in the world. The conflict has further deteriorated the health system, leaving many pregnant women without access to basic care.

UNFPA and partners are providing life-saving reproductive health services to populations affected by the crisis, and are working to establish mechanisms to prevent and address gender-based violence.

For the most up-to-date information, please see Situation Reports.

Situation reports and resources

South Sudan Country Office Situation Report #47 – 01 -07 November 2014
In Juba, the situation in the PoCs continue to be volatile, as intertribal clashes within communities continue, as well as hostility towards humanitarian actors.
South Sudan Country Office Situation Report #46 – 26 October-01 November 2014
In Juba, a man was shot dead just outside the main gate of UN House. Thefts, carjacking and intertribal conflict all continue.
South Sudan Country Office Situation Report #45 – 18-26 October 2014
Violence and theft continue to escalate inside the PoCs. Fighting during food distribution is also becoming increasingly common.

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