South Sudan Humanitarian Crisis

n 2011, South Sudan became the world’s newest country, and one of its poorest. Most of the nation is in the grip of a humanitarian crisis caused by underdevelopment, conflict and natural disasters. More than 4 million people face chronic food insecurity. 

3/27/17

CARE condemns “brutal killing” of aid workers in South Sudan

JUBA (March 27, 2016) — “The brutal killing of six aid workers over the weekend has sent shockwaves through us all;  revealing yet another unacceptable violation of international humanitarian law in this country,” says Fred McCray, CARE’s Country Director in South Sudan.

2/27/17

We cannot allow millions to starve in South Sudan and around the world, says CARE

After three years of brutal conflict, famine was declared in South Sudan’s Unity State, meaning thousands are dying of starvation. With nearly five million people suffering from extreme hunger, famine is likely to spread to other parts of the country if urgent interventions are not taken.

12/12/16

South Sudan: Three desperate years of empty stomachs and massive violence

JUBA, South Sudan—(December 12, 2016)- Three years after conflict broke out in South Sudan on December 15, the country is on the brink of famine with people barely surviving on minuscule resources, warns aid agency CARE.

11/16/16

A day in the life of a CARE mobile health team

South Sudan is one of the most logistically challenging countries for healthcare in the world. Bad roads, continued conflict and soaring prices all make the provision of medical services and transporting of medicines extremely difficult.

11/16/16

Washed away by the water

To meet 25-year-old Regina Kumara you would think she was like any other young woman her age – happily playing with her young daughter Paska. You would have no idea that just over three months ago massive tragedy and disaster visited her and her family.

11/2/16

South Sudan: CARE urges major reform not just criticism of the UN peacekeeping mission

JUBA, South Sudan—(November 2,2016)-- CARE welcomes over the report published today looking into the UN Mission in South Sudan’s (UNMISS) failure to a

8/10/16

South Sudan: We won’t give up on you

In all my 16 years as a humanitarian aid worker, I have never seen anything like the violence that besieged Juba, South Sudan, last month. It started on a Thursday night with small-arms gunfire that I thought would end quickly.

8/9/16

South Sudanese women forced to make dangerous decisions to survive

JUBA—(August 09 2016)-- CARE is deeply concerned about the safety of women and girls displaced by the recent outbreak of fighting in South Sudan.

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