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  • Ethiopia faces wave of refugees from South Sudan, warns UN relief official

    news UN News Center, 23 Jul 2014 (7 years ago )
    South Sudan is the most rapidly deteriorating humanitarian crisis in the world today, according to a senior United Nations relief operations official who made an urgent appeal for desperately-needed funding for Ethiopia, which hosts 180,000 mostly women and children South Sudanese refugees.
  • Ethiopia: Refugees Pour Into Ethiopia After Government Forces Capture Nasir in South Sudan

    news All Africa, 06 May 2014 (8 years ago )
    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 6 May 2014, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. In Ethiopia, UNHCR is seeing a sharp increase in refugees fleeing South Sudan's conflict, after government f...
  • Ethiopia: U.S. Official Wants More Aid for Refugees Flowing Into Ethiopia

    news All Africa, 14 Jul 2014 (7 years ago )
    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Anne Richard expressed shock at the number of South Sudanese refugees flowing into Ethiopia and said she had to persuade the U.S. public to increase their assistance.
  • Ethiopia: UNHCR Flies in More Aid for South Sudanese Refugees in Ethiopia - Relocates Refugees to Higher Ground As Rainy Season Approaches

    news All Africa, 15 Apr 2014 (8 years ago )
    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Melissa Fleming - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 15 April 2014, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Geneva, 15 April 2014 - As the number of South Sudanese refugees fleeing to Ethiopia passes the 95,000 m...
  • Excellent performance at school of refugees students in Kakuma

    news UNHCR, 19 Jan 2015 (7 years ago )
    The 2014 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) results released by the Ministry of Education showed very encouraging performance by refugee candidates in Kakuma with schools registering above average mean score of 259 out of 500. Of the 1,467 candidates who sat the exam, 1300(340 female, 960...
  • 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.
  • February New Fighting Sends Surge of Refugees to Sudan's Border Region

    news Voice of America, 28 Feb 2015 (7 years ago )
    Fighting in the war-torn Nuba mountains in Sudan has led to an increase in the number of Sudanese refugees fleeing to South Sudan in the last month. In addition to an estimated 1.4 million internally displaced people, South Sudan is also now home to around 250,000 Sudanese.
  • Fighting in South Sudan's Jonglei state displaces tens of thousands

    news UNHCR, 11 Jun 2013 (9 years ago )
    NAIROBI, Kenya, June 11 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency said on Tuesday it was alarmed by fighting between government forces and armed troops in South Sudan's Jonglei state, which has displaced tens of thousands of people since erupting in March.
  • Fishing for an Education

    news UNHCR, 08 Oct 2015 (6 years ago )
    Yida, a town surrounded by wetlands in a remote part of South Sudan, sits just 12 kilometres from the border and is home to nearly 70,000 refugees escaping conflict in Sudan. At the same time, intense fighting between opposition and government troops in South Sudan has also led many thousands of int...
  • Five years into southern Sudan conflict, refugees still flee

    news UNHCR, 02 Jun 2016 (6 years ago )
    After five years of war in southern Sudan, thousands of refugees are continuing to flee, placing further pressure on already strained resources in neighbouring South Sudan, the UN Refugee Agency said today. June 5 marks the 5th anniversary of the conflict in Sudan’s South Kordofan state. So far ...