South Sudan Emergency

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Noticias sobre South Sudan

Las mujeres y las niñas se han visto afectadas de manera desproporcionada por el conflicto en Yemen. © UNFPA Yemen / Fahmia Al-Fotih
28 Septiembre 2018 Líderes mundiales demandan protección para mujeres y niñas afectadas por conflictos
Las mujeres y los niños representan aproximadamente el 75% de las personas desplazadas por los conflictos. Alrededor del 20% son mujeres en edad fértil.
For midwife Peter Door, spreading awareness about family planning is key to strengthening women's well-being and economic stability. Peter provides information on family planning to a mother in a Rumbek clinic. © UNFPA South Sudan
6 Septiembre 2018 A father's campaign for midwives in South Sudan
For midwife Peter Door, spreading awareness about family planning is key to empowering women.

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Overview

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 Monthly Humanitarian Update
The security and political situation remains tense, with sporadic fighting between armed groups and killings of civilians and aid workers in various states.
South Sudan Humanitarian Update - August 2016
The resurgence of violence in July and August resulted in increased inflow of civilians into Protection of Civilian (POC) sites, particularly in Juba and Wau. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (...
South Sudan Country Office Situation Report #63 - 01-15 July 2015
The security situation remains tense countrywide. Intermittent clashes were reported in some states early this month, coupled with intercommunal fighting, mainly due to cattle rustling. These incidents continue to...

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