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South Sudan Refugees

South Sudan's Nuba Refugees Strive For Independence – In Pictures

The Guardian | Ashley Hamer | Posted 01.29.2015 | Black Voices

About 4,000 refugees from villages in the Nuba mountains are living on a small settlement near Kodok, in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state. Conditions ...

South Sudan's People Deserve Peace

Nancy Lindborg | Posted 02.14.2015 | World
Nancy Lindborg

Regional peace talks have so far been unsuccessful. It is more urgent than ever that the warring parties recommit to the ceasefire declared in January -- and this time, they need to mean it. In South Sudan, political leaders and military commanders should stop the fighting and put their people first.

Alek Wek On Her Journey From Refugee To Supermodel

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 07.11.2014 | Black Voices

South Sudan is a dangerous place, especially for children today. When South Sudanese supermodel Alek Wek visited HuffPost Live, she talked about h...

Girl, 3, Led Her Blind Father On Foot For 4 Hours To Get Supplies In War-Torn South Sudan

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 05.02.2014 | Impact

One little girl puts a name and a face to the struggles of so many in South Sudan. Nyakhat Pal, 3, walked for four hours with her elderly and blin...

South Sudan on the Brink of Famine Demands Urgent Action

Nancy Lindborg | Posted 06.09.2014 | World
Nancy Lindborg

The people of South Sudan face a spiral of conflict, displacement, and hunger that this fragile, young country can ill afford.

Finding an Abducted Girl in South Sudan

Sasha Chanoff | Posted 05.06.2014 | Impact
Sasha Chanoff

Mangok recently departed for South Sudan knowing that he may be risking his life, which has narrowed to this search. "The burden of freedom," Mangok said, "is that you can't endure someone else not having it."

South Sudan's Refugee Crisis: A Closer Look at the Root Cause

Kathy Calvin | Posted 04.13.2014 | Impact
Kathy Calvin

The United Nations' Kakuma refugee camp sits near the South Sudan border in neighboring Kenya. If that feels a world away, consider this: It is home for more than 100,000 individuals -- a population roughly the total size of Charleston, South Carolina.

How To Help South Sudan After 200,000 Displaced From Homes

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

As pressure mounts for South Sudan to end weeks of violence that have pushed the world's youngest nation to the brink of civil war, a state of emerge...

10 Photos That Show The Tragedy Of South Sudan's Refugee Camps

Posted 12.30.2013 | World

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni threatened the leader of South Sudan's rebel forces on Monday, warning that East African nations would unite to defe...

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 ...

WATCH: Refugee Turned Supermodel On First Time She Felt Fear

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 06.21.2013 | Impact

South-Sudanese supermodel and UN Goodwill Ambassador Alek Wek joined HuffPost Live to share her story of being a refugee on the run to strutting down ...

Planes, Barges and Trucks in South Sudan

Anne C. Richard | Posted 01.21.2013 | Impact
Anne C. Richard

Traveling to visit refugees, one expects to see and hear certain things. I recently visited a refugee camp in South Sudan, however, and it was the unexpected things I found there that made the deepest impression: the real challenges and steep cost of getting aid to the refugees.

Refugee Crisis in South Sudan - Oxfam Calls for Action

Louis Belanger | Posted 11.20.2012 | World
Louis Belanger

Camps sheltering more than 100,000 Sudanese refugees in South Sudan's Maban county are ticking timebombs, on the brink of a major outbreak of disease.

Water Crisis Killing Refugees

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 06.18.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- Tens of thousands of refugees fleeing war in Sudan are struggling to find enough water to drink and cook with, leading to the deaths...

PHOTOS: Hundreds Reportedly Killed In South Sudan Violence

AP | By MICHAEL ONYIEGO | Posted 01.13.2012 | World

PIBOR, South Sudan -- A century of enmity between two cattle-herding tribes in an isolated corner of the world's newest country has burst into the ope...

UN: South Sudanese Refugees In Urgent Need Of Assistance

Reuters | Posted 03.07.2012 | World

KHARTOUM, Jan 6 (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Friday it was trying to reach some 60,000 people who have fled tribal violence in a remote ar...

150 Children Lose Parents While Fleeing Massive Wave Of Violence

AP | By JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 03.04.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- Red Cross volunteers are trying to reconnect 150 young children with their missing parents after tens of thousands of residents of S...