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  • Upper Nile lawmakers learn rights of vulnerable

    news UNMISS - United Nation Mission in South Sudan, 24 May 2013 (9 years ago )
    24 May 2013 - Educating lawmakers in the rights of vulnerable persons, UNMISS concluded a two day workshop today in the Upper Nile capital of Malakal. The training, which drew 46 parliamentarians, covered the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, South Sudan Transitional Constitution and Upper Nil...
  • Facing meningitis outbreak, UN and South Sudan announce vaccination campaign in Upper Nile

    news UN News Center, 09 May 2013 (9 years ago )
    9 May 2013 – The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) and South Sudan today announced they will carry out a vaccination campaign to address a meningitis outbreak in the Upper Nile state that has killed three people.
  • UNHCR starts relocation of Sudanese refugees from flood-prone camp

    news UNHCR, 07 May 2013 (9 years ago )
    MABAN, South Sudan, May 7 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency has this week begun the relocation of almost 20,000 Sudanese refugees from the flood-prone Jamam transit site in South Sudan's Upper Nile state to a new camp on higher ground.
  • In a move to a new camp, refugees in South Sudan respond cautiously

    news UNHCR, 17 Apr 2013 (9 years ago )
    YIDA, South Sudan, April 17 (UNHCR) – During the past three weeks, Hassam Neel Salom has been among a small, but growing number of refugees who have moved from a crowded and insecure settlement near a contested section of the border between South Sudan and Sudan to a new camp.
  • Hepatitis E toll rises to more than 100 in South Sudan refugee camps

    news UNHCR, 18 Feb 2013 (9 years ago )
    Hepatitis E toll rises to more than 100 in South Sudan refugee camps
  • Australia Commits US $ 5 Million for Refugees in South Sudan and Ethiopia

    news Gurtong, 30 Jan 2013 (9 years ago )
    Australia has committed US $5 million to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to provide food, medical assistance, water, shelter and protection for up to 245,000 refugees fleeing Sudan due to ongoing violence.
  • UNHCR to open new refugee camp in South Sudan's Unity State

    news UNHCR, 22 Jan 2013 (9 years ago )
    In South Sudan's Unity State, UNHCR is set to open a new refugee camp in the coming weeks. This will help us to manage further inflows of Sudanese refugees and to decongest the existing settlement in Yida, where essential services are overstretched.
  • Modern technology helps meet the needs of refugees in South Sudan

    news UNHCR, 27 Dec 2012 (9 years ago )
    YIDA, South Sudan, Dec 27 (UNHCR) – Technology is changing all spheres of life, including humanitarian interventions. In South Sudan, UNHCR is using satellite imagery, interactive mapping, digital fingerprinting and text messaging to strengthen refugee protection, help the most vulnerable and reach ...
  • UNHCR helps mediate South Sudan cattle grazing dispute

    news , 06 Dec 2012 (9 years ago )
    MABAN COUNTY, South Sudan, November 29 (UNHCR) – John Gay is tired and angry after spending yet another sleepless night chasing grazing cattle from his sorghum field in South Sudan's Maban County.
  • Helping young refugees in South Sudan find physical and emotional security

    news UNHCR, 05 Dec 2012 (9 years ago )
    YIDA, South Sudan, November 30 (UNHCR) – Karim* and his four friends, all aged 13, stop along the side of the road to take inventory of their remaining supplies. With their lightweight bags featuring Bob Marley and Winnie the Pooh strewn about, the boys lay out what stock they have left to travel th...