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South Sudan Crisis

From a Displacement Camp in Juba, Former Director of Agriculture Watches as his State Slides Closer to Famine

Crystal Wells | Posted 11.16.2014 | Impact
Crystal Wells

A year ago, James Gatluak, 38, was working with farmers across all nine counties in Unity State to increase food production. Today, he is stuck in a displacement camp in Juba, his state overrun by violence and its people sliding closer to famine.

UN Helicopter Down In South Sudan

AP | By JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 10.26.2014 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A rebel commander who warned the U.N. not to fly over his territory shot down a U.N. helicopter Tuesday in rural South Sudan, ...

South Sudan Facing Man-Made Famine, 'On The Brink Of A Humanitarian Catastrophe': UN

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2014 | Impact

By Mirjam Donath UNITED NATIONS, Aug 6 (Reuters) - The scale of humanitarian operations in South Sudan is now the largest in any singl...

Red Cross Plans First South Sudan Airdrops In Nearly 20 Years To Help Cut Off Families

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2014 | Impact

GENEVA, May 15 (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday it was planning its first airdrops in almost two dec...

How Could We Get It So Wrong?

Erik Solheim | Posted 04.29.2014 | World
Erik Solheim

Let us use the opportunity provided by the crisis in South Sudan to put up a big mirror for the international partners, look into how we got it so wrong and thus start a better future chapter. Anyone believes that conflict prevention is too costly? Then try conflict.

90,000 MISSING

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and CHARLTON DOKI | Posted 10.21.2013 | World

JUBA, South Sudan — U.S. political leaders are increasing pressure on South Sudan's young government to prevent ethnically motivated attacks by ...