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  • Crown Princess of Denmark meets South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia

    news UNHCR, 16 Feb 2015 (7 years ago )
    Crown Princess of Denmark meets South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia Tierkidi refugee camp, Ethiopia-16 February 2015 (UNHCR)- The Crown Princess of Denmark, Her Royal Highness Mary Donaldson, visited Tierkidi refugee camp in western Ethiopia, home to nearly 50,000 refugees who fled the on-going co...
  • DDG removes mines from a busy market place

    news Danish Refugee Council - Thomson Reuters Foundation, 28 May 2013 (9 years ago )
    The Danish Demining Group (DDG) removes two mines located near the mosque in a bustling town in South Sudan. The town is located next to a refugee camp, which is home to more than 45,000 refugees from the bordering Sudan. The high number of explosive remnants of war continues to pose a serious threa...
  • Danish contribution brings help to the forgotten refugees from South Sudan

    news UNHCR Northern Europe, 25 Jan 2019 (3 years ago )
    With the emergency contribution from Denmark, UNHCR is able to strengthen the protection of the many children uprooted by the conflict, including addressing the gaps in provision of proper nutrition, access to education and adequate health care for children.
  • Defying screams and gunfire, South Sudanese family flees to safety

    news UNHCR, 10 Oct 2017 (4 years ago )
    For four days, Milly Lagu listened to the terrifying sound of gunfire and watched flames rising from neighbouring villages. On the fifth day, the fear was too much to bear. Knowing soldiers could soon come and take away her two eldest sons, Milly and her children fled the village of Opari, South ...
  • Dozens of children held captive after abduction from Lasu refugee camp

    news Radio Tamazuj, 12 Nov 2016 (5 years ago )
    The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) says it is saddened by the recent killing of two ethnic Nuba refugees in the Yei area of South Sudan and is concerned about the wellbeing of more than two dozen abducted children who are still missing. In a press release on Friday, UNHCR pointed out that 39 refugees ...
  • ETHIOPIA: UN envoy Princess Haya meets South Sudan refugees in Ethiopia

    news UNHCR Australia, 17 Jul 2014 (7 years ago )
    UN envoy Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of the ruler of Dubai, said she was "unprepared" for the suffering she found when visiting refugees in western Ethiopia, which now hosts 170,000 South Sudanese who have fled fighting in their homeland since December.
  • EU Increases Humanitarian Aid To South Sudan

    news Gurtong, 19 Sep 2015 (6 years ago )
    JUBA, September 2015 - According to the statement seen by Gurtong, the release of the additional aid package of €15 million comes amidst an increasingly deteriorating humanitarian situation in the country. "The EU stands with the people of South Sudan, who continue to suffer from a dire humanita...
  • Emergency repairs provide humanitarian access in South Sudan

    news UNOPS, 24 May 2013 (9 years ago )
    UNOPS is providing emergency infrastructure services to help humanitarian organizations maintain supply routes to more than 180,000 refugees in remote areas of South Sudan.
  • Escaping War, Time and Again

    news UNHCR, 29 Dec 2014 (7 years ago )
    Generation after generation, families in South Sudan face a recurring tragedy – fleeing conflict and returning home, only to flee again.
  • Ethiopia allows refugees to leave camps and work

    news Thomson Reuters, 18 Jan 2019 (3 years ago )
    Ethiopia passed a law on Thursday giving almost 1 million refugees the right to work and live outside of camps, in a move praised for providing them with more dignity and reducing reliance on foreign aid.