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South Sudan

South Sudan, 26 October 2016: 145 children released armed groups – UNICEF

South Sudan, 14 October 2016: Global Handwashing Day: Handwashing with soap keeps cholera away from you and your family

South Sudan, 19 August 2016: Hundreds of children recruited by armed groups, as violations against women and children increase – UNICEF

Uganda, 22 July 2016: UNICEF response to South Sudan refugee situation

South Sudan, 20 July 2016: Sharp rise in suspected cholera cases

South Sudan, 13 July 2016: UNICEF providing urgent aid for families displaced by fighting

9 July 2016: UNICEF statement on violence in South Sudan

South Sudan, 2 July 2016: Children uprooted by recent violence receive measles vaccination

South Sudan, 29 June 2016: Unprecedented level of food insecurity, UN agencies warn

South Sudan, 20 April 2016: Joint rapid response missions reach more than 1 million people

22 April 2016: Two-thirds of unimmunized children live in conflict-affected countries – UNICEF

South Sudan, 11 March 2016: Race for survival as children struggle in forgotten crisis

South Sudan, 22 February 2016: Children left injured and homeless after violence in Malakal

South Sudan, 17 February 2016: Education drive to benefit half a million out-of-school children

South Sudan, 8 February 2016: UN agencies warn of escalating food crisis

South Sudan, 12 January 2016: Highest proportion of out-of-school children in global conflict zones

South Sudan, 15 December 2015: Children move from classrooms under the trees to new schools in UNICEF, USAID, Global Partnership for Education collaboration

15 December 2015: UNHCR and UNICEF highlight unrelenting children’s crisis

South Sudan, 27 November 2015: UNICEF Advocate Ishmael Beah witnesses impact of conflict on children

South Sudan, 12 November 2015: UNICEF and LGen Dallaire call for urgent action to protect children from becoming soldiers

South Sudan, 29 October 2015: UNICEF and WFP launch mass nutrition screening as hunger threatens lives of children

South Sudan, 22 October 2015: UN calls for immediate access to conflict-affected areas to prevent catastrophe

South Sudan, 15 October 2015: Global Handwashing Day: Raise Clean Hands and Push Cholera out

South Sudan, 12 October 2015: The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030

South Sudan, 8 September 2015: First-ever comprehensive national curriculum launched

South Sudan, 9 September 2015: UNICEF and WFP intensify efforts to defeat malnutrition

South Sudan, 25 August 2015: Bringing education to the children of Pibor

South Sudan, 23 June 2015: Children at risk from cholera outbreak

New York, 17 June 2015: Unspeakable violence against children in South Sudan – UNICEF chief

South Sudan, 27 May 2015: Children face worsening nutrition crisis as fighting intensifies

South Sudan, 18 May 2015: Children killed, abducted and raped in attacks

South Sudan, 5 May 2015: Put child rights first, UNICEF says

Juba/Nairobi/New York, 24 April 2015: 282 boys and 1 girl freed in final release of children from Cobra Faction in South Sudan

Juba/Nairobi/New York, 21 March 2015: Nine year old girl soldier freed in large release of child soldiers in South Sudan

South Sudan, 28 February 2015: Children seized from school not released yet

South Sudan, 21 February 2015: UNICEF condemns new child abductions by armed group

South Sudan, 19 February 2015: Amid conflict, 400,000 children will go back to school

South Sudan, 10 February 2015: More children released from armed group

South Sudan, 4 February 2015: On edge of nutrition catastrophe if hostilities don’t end now

South Sudan, 27 January 2015: Thousands of children to be gradually released from armed group

Ethiopia, 15 January 2015: German Development Bank grants 5 million Euros to UNICEF for the South Sudanese refugee response

South Sudan, 3 April 2014: Government of Japan contributes US$ 4.4 million to support South Sudanese children affected by emergencies

South Sudan/Geneva, 12 December 2014: One year after conflict, children still under daily threat

South Sudan, 19 November 2014: Learning Spaces as Zones of Peace

South Sudan, 25 November 2014: USAID and UNICEF launch initiative to provide clean water, sanitation and hygiene, and prevent gender-based violence

South Sudan, 16 October 2014: Survey shows education is number one priority

South Sudan, 29 May 2014: USAID, UNICEF announce $17 million emergency education project for war-displaced children

South Sudan, 15 October 2014: Handwashing with soap: Saving the lives of children in South Sudan and the world

South Sudan, 14 October 2014: Launch of mass nutrition screening

South Sudan, 30 September 2014: UNICEF and WFP: Missions reach more than 500,000

South Sudan, 23 September 2014: Child malnutrition emergency

Copenhagen/Geneva/New York, 26 August 2014: UNICEF deploys its largest emergency supply operation ever in a single month

South Sudan, 18 August 2014: UNICEF: Responding to dire emergency, the European Commission adds €5 million toward scale up for children

South Sudan, 25 July 2014: Children cannot wait for famine before world acts

South Sudan, 8 July 2014: UNICEF and WFP stepping up assistance to desperate people in remote areas

South Sudan, 24 June 2014: Government recommits to action plan to end recruitment and use of children

South Sudan, 16 June 2014: A call for peace by children

South Sudan, 19 May 2014: Cholera cases rapidly multiplying

Oslo, 18 May 2014: UNICEF fears the worst for hundreds of thousands of children in South Sudan

South Sudan, 7 May 2014: The European Commission contributes €4.5 million to support South Sudanese Children affected by emergencies

South Sudan, 22 April 2014: UNICEF: Desperate water shortages facing children in Bentiu

South Sudan, 18 April 2014: Children killed in brutal fighting

South Sudan, 11 April 2014: Child malnutrition could double, warns UNICEF

Geneva, 28 March 2014: Racing against time for children in South Sudan: IKEA Foundation supports UNICEF

South Sudan, 28 March 2014: Urgent supplies reach remote areas with joint operation by UNICEF and WFP

New York, 25 March 2014: Time running out for children in South Sudan says UNICEF

South Sudan, 3 March 2014: Fresh attacks in South Sudan squeeze humanitarian efforts

South Sudan, 21 February 2014: UNICEF South Sudan urgently needs US$ 75 million for children affected by humanitarian crisis ahead of rainy season

South Sudan, 26 January 2014: Dire humanitarian crisis emerging in South Sudan, says UNICEF

South Sudan, 21 January 2014: UNICEF airlifts urgent supplies to humanitarian crisis in South Sudan

South Sudan, 20 January 2014: Media advisory: UNICEF airlift in response to humanitarian crisis in South Sudan

South Sudan, 17 January 2014: UNICEF: Child combatants reported in South Sudan conflict

South Sudan, 14 January 2014: Candidates sit for primary school graduation exams while sheltering at UN compounds in Juba

Juba, South Sudan, 27 December 2013: Christmas babies a bright point amid suffering in South Sudan

Juba, South Sudan, 24 December 2013: Children in grave danger amid increasing violence in South Sudan

New York/Juba, 22 December 2013: Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on protection of children in South Sudan

Statement of Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director, on protection of children in South Sudan

South Sudan, 29 November 2013: South Sudanese high-level policy advocacy group to promote rights of vulnerable children

South Sudan, 11 October 2013: On International Day of the Girl Child, innovation is crucial in ensuring that more girls complete their education

South Sudan, 20 November 2013: South Sudan National Legislative Assembly passes the bill for Ratification of UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

South Sudan, 19 November 2013: South Sudan poised to ratify the Convention on the Child Rights of the Child

South Sudan, 18 August 2013: Children in South Sudan are at a risk of contracting Polio

South Sudan, 12 August 2013: Youth Migration: Moving South Sudan Forward

South Sudan, 1 August 2013: Breastfeeding is the cheapest and most effective life-saver in history – UNICEF

South Sudan, 31 July 2013: Ending violence against children is everybody’s responsibility

South Sudan, 4 July 2013: Government of Japan continues to support vulnerable children in South Sudan

South Sudan, 24 June 2013: South Sudan joins 40 countries to introduce a new movement to tackle malnutrition

South Sudan, 14 June 2013: Ending Child Marriage in South Sudan: Our collective responsibility

South Sudan, 30 May 2013: See the child – before the disability, UNICEF says

South Sudan, 25 April 2013: Use of long lasting insecticide - treated bed nets is key to cutting malaria deaths and illness - UNICEF

South Sudan, 23 April 2013: To mark World Immunization Week, South Sudan intensifies immunization activities throughout the nation

South Sudan, 10 April 2013: UNICEF supports capacity development for Disaster Management and Emergency Response

South Sudan, 27 November 2012: Children benefit from new classrooms in Warrap and Northern Bahr el Ghazal States

South Sudan, 20 November 2012: As the country commemorates the Convention on the Rights of the Child’s 23rd Anniversary, there is an urgent need for ratification of the convention

South Sudan, 11 September 2012: UNICEF supports capacity development of Government in emergency preparedness and response

South Sudan, 12 July 2012: Inaugural TEDxJUBA will live stream from Juba, 13 July

South Sudan, 6 July 2012: One year on for the world’s youngest nation: The future of South Sudan’s children hangs in the balance

South Sudan, 30 April 2012: UNICEF: Explosive weapons in populated areas must stop

South Sudan, 8 July 2011: On the eve of independence, the Government and UNICEF inaugurate a new ward at the country’s only children’s hospital

New York, 8 July 2011: Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on the independence of the Republic of South Sudan



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