South Sudan Emergency

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Actualités concernant la South Sudan

After Flora and Patrick Anduga fled the bloody conflict in South Sudan, they learned about basic maternal health and reproductive health care – information they are eager to share. © ACORD
12 Janvier 2017 Refugees spread the word about safe birth services in Uganda
Things looked bad for the family of Flora and Patrick Anduga in war-ravaged South Sudan. The couple increasingly feared for the safety and welfare of their two children – and the baby they were expecting.
These 10 New Year's resolutions are inspired by real people who are making positive, lasting change. Based on photo by UNFPA Zimbabwe/Nikita Little
14 Décembre 2016 10 New Year’s resolutions to help change the world
War and persecution achieved a terrible new milestone this year: More people are displaced from their homes than ever before in human history, the UN Refugee Agency announced in June. And progress seems painfully slow:...

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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 Country Office Situation Report #56 - 23 Jan-5 Feb 2015
The situation remains relatively calm countrywide, but unpredictable. Intermittent clashes and intercommunity fighting were reported in some parts of the country.
South Sudan Country Office Situation Report #55 – 5-22 January 2015
The security situation in the country remained calm generally. However, intermittent clashes were reported in some parts of Unity and Upper Nile States. Efforts to reach political solution on the crisis continued by...
South Sudan Country Office Situation Report #54 – 20 December 2014 - 4 January 2015
The country generally experienced an uneasy calm during the festive season but some areas had various types of disturbances. Intermittent fighting was reported in the hotspot States among armed groups, especially in...

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