Crisis in South Sudan
Four years into the conflict in South Sudan, more than half of the nation's children are affected.
Hundreds of children released from armed groups in South Sudan – UNICEF
The first release of children took place in Yambio Town in early February, where more than 300 children were released to return to their families, or to UNICEF-supported care centres.
Enabling access to safe drinking water pulls entire villages out of distress
Simple, yet robust, mechanisms for drinking water distribution are significantly improving the quality of life for the people of Renk, especially the women and children.
Akout Deng displays a bottle with the water she has just collected from the canal. It contains a brown liquid with dirt particles floating throughout. “This is the water we were drinking,” she says. “We had no other choice and our children would fall ill every other day.”