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Today, it takes a village
28 March 2014 – With the rainy season looming, UNICEF is seizing every opportunity to rapidly deploy teams and life-saving supplies to the hardest to reach. This story describes the first such mission.

Amid the chaos of conflict in South Sudan, reuniting separated children with their families
24 March 2014 – So many questions crossed Josephine’s* mind when she heard the gunfire, back in December. “Is the country going back to war? Will my children live the same life I did? What about the safety of my children?”

Early storm is a warning of devastation to come in South Sudan
10 March 2014 – The storm came with such speed and ferocity that no one was prepared, twenty year-old Thot told me the following morning, as families around us struggled to find places out of the water and mud to dry their mattresses and clothing.

Reuniting children lost amid the violence in South Sudan
14 February 2014 – Far from home, in the company of strangers who speak a language they do not know, a small group of boys and girls play in the dust of the Juba child welfare centre. They are among hundreds of children lost or unaccompanied in the chaos

In South Sudan’s capital, critical aid reaches conflict-displaced families
28 March 2014 – With the rainy season looming, UNICEF is seizing every opportunity to rapidly deploy teams and life-saving supplies to the hardest to reach. This story describes the first such mission.

Christmas babies a bright point amid suffering in South Sudan
27 December 2013 - Doctors in military hospitals do not normally deliver a lot of babies, but at the small hospital serving the peacekeeping base of the United Mission in South Sudan, the capital Juba, they are suddenly getting a lot of practice.

UNICEF and partners respond to the refugee situation in Maban
5 November 2012 - Malnutrition is a serious challenge in Maban County, which is home to over 100,000 refugees from the Sudan.

UNICEF and partners support victims of inter-communal conflict in Jonglei
5 March 2012 - It was an ecstatic scene as Nora Wacha, a 20-year-old woman who had been abducted during the recent fighting between the Murle and Lou Nuer tribes in South Sudan’s Jonglei State, was reunited with her family in Pibor.

Field diary: UNICEF prepares to help victims of conflict in South Sudan
5 January 2012 - Over recent days, Pibor county in Jonglei state of South Sudan saw an eruption of violence between the Murle tribe tribe and the Lou Nuer tribe, forcing thousands of people to take refuge in surrounding bush areas.

 

 
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