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  • UNHCR chief visits South Sudan to spotlight “forgotten refugee crisis”

    news UNHCR, 26 Nov 2012 (9 years ago )
    YIDA, South Sudan, November 23 (UNHCR) – UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres on Friday wrapped up a three-day visit to South Sudan aimed at bringing attention and support for tens of thousands of refugees from neighbouring Sudan. Guterres, who met refugees at the Yida settlement close...
  • New refugee arrivals at South Sudan's Yida settlement

    news UNHCR, 22 Nov 2012 (9 years ago )
    South Sudan's largest refugee settlement – Yida, in Unity State – is seeing a sharp rise in new refugee arrivals. Over the past week there have been 2,100 new arrivals, 826 of them on Wednesday and 527 on Thursday. The refugees say the reason for their flight is intensified fighting in their home re...
  • Stretched UNHCR faces difficulties containing hepatitis E outbreak in South Sudan

    news UNHCR, 09 Nov 2012 (9 years ago )
    JUBA, South Sudan, November 9 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency on Friday warned that its capacity to contain an outbreak of hepatitis E among the refugee population in South Sudan was increasingly stretched at a time when funding for its emergency operation was depleted. "The risks will grow if, as c...
  • UNHCR prepares for refugee influx into South Sudan's Upper Nile state

    news UNHCR, 08 Nov 2012 (9 years ago )
    MABAN COUNTY, South Sudan, November 8 (UNHCR) – Aneim has just reached South Sudan's newest refugee camp, Gendrassa, after fleeing a devastating mid-October air attack on his village across the border in Sudan's Blue Nile state.<a href="http://www.erdinckoc.com.tr" title="seo">seo</a>
  • Hundreds flee fresh air and ground attacks and cross to South Sudan

    news UNHCR, 25 Sep 2012 (9 years ago )
    JUBA, South Sudan, September 25 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency said Tuesday that fresh air and ground attacks in Sudan's South Kordofan state are causing a renewed population influx to South Sudan.
  • Renewed fighting drives hundreds of Sudanese refugees across border

    news UNHCR, 25 Sep 2012 (9 years ago )
    Air and ground attacks in Sudan's Southern Kordofan state are causing a renewed influx to South Sudan of about 100 refugees a day. Arriving in the border town of Yida, in Unity State, refugees are in poor health and without any belongings.
  • Responding to a humanitarian crisis and saving lives: UNHCR in South Sudan

    news UNHCR, 25 Sep 2012 (9 years ago )
    YUSUF BATIL, South Sudan, September 25 (UNHCR) – Muktar thought of war as something far away – too distant to do harm. But, last spring, the violence came to Tampona village in Sudan's Blue Nile state. The first to die was <a href="http://www.erdinckoc.com.tr" title="seo">seo</a>Muktar's neighbour, ...
  • UNHCR tackles Hepatitis E outbreak that kills 16 Sudanese refugees

    news UNHCR, 14 Sep 2012 (9 years ago )
    JUBA, South Sudan, September 14 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency is working with the government, the World Health Organization and other partners to control an outbreak of Hepatitis E that has killed 16 refugees in three camps in South Sudan.
  • South Sudan: UNHCR Providing Health Care

    news UNHCR, 05 Sep 2012 (9 years ago )
    Mobile clinics and hundred of community workers are mobilized by UNHCR (The UN Refugee Agency) to bring health care to the refugees in Yusuf Batil Refugee Camp.
  • UNHCR describes alarming health and nutrition situation in South Sudan camps

    news UNHCR, 25 Aug 2012 (9 years ago )
    GENEVA, August 24 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency said on Friday it is concerned by the alarming health and nutrition situation for some 170,000 refugees in South Sudan, particularly among children under the age of five and in the two camps of Yida and Yusul Batil.<a href="http://www.erdinckoc.com.t...