South Sudan Emergency


Actualités concernant la South Sudan

Chris Kwikiriza, a midwife, checks on an expectant mother at the Biira Health Centre, in the Boroli refugee settlement in Uganda. A UNFPA-supported ambulance is helping to ensure women in labour are able to deliver under the care of skilled birth attendants. © UNFPA/Eveyln Kiapi
16 Février 2015 Recognizing an unsung hero – the ambulance driver
ADJUMANI, Uganda – Laura Jurua, a 26-year-old South Sudanese refugee, went into labour in the middle of the night in her temporary shelter in the Boroli refugee settlement, in Uganda’s Adjumani District. As her labour...
15 Décembre 2014 Strengthening support for the war-weary women of South Sudan
JUBA/NEW YORK – No reliable figures chart the current suffering of women and girls in South Sudan, but one can reliably say that the new country is one of the worst places on earth for their health and well-being. UNFPA...



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 #37 August 23 – August 30 2014
Carjackings and theft continue to occur in Juba, and more disturbing incidences throughout the country, such as a machete attack of a boda-boda driver by a local civilian in Torit and the alleged rape of 3 year old girl...
South Sudan Country Office Situation Report #35 August 8– August 16 2014
South Sudan’s rival forces traded accusations on Friday over violations of a cessation hostilities agreement after fighting broke out in Unity state, forcing aid workers and civilians to seek protection at the United...
Care and dignity in conflict
In December 2013, violence broke out in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, and spread quickly around the country. The conflict has so far displaced 740,000 people, the vast majority in the states of Unity, Jonglei, Upper Nile...