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South Sudan children in the firing line

South Sudan children in the firing line

April 25, 2014 0

NAIROBI 25 April 2014 (IRIN) - The conflict in South Sudan is taking a heavy toll on children who are being killed or injured in attacks and recruited into armed groups. They are

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Ethiopia struggling to cope with South Sudanese refugee influx

Ethiopia struggling to cope with South Sudanese refugee influx

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 25, 2014 0

GAMBELA REGION 25 March 2014 (IRIN) - With around 1,000 South Sudanese refugees streaming into the Gambela Region of western Ethiopia every week, relief workers and agencies warn of an imminent humanitarian crisis

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Mental health response gaps in South Sudan

Mental health response gaps in South Sudan

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 17, 2014 0

JUBA 17 March 2014 (IRIN) - Aid workers warn that while psychosocial support needs will mount for the tens of thousands of displaced people in South Sudan, the resources and skills needed to

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FILM: South Sudan – Shattered Dreams

FILM: South Sudan – Shattered Dreams

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 5, 2014 0

NAIROBI 05 February 2014 (IRIN) - On 15 December, 2013, simmering tensions within the army and ruling party of newly-independent South Sudan came to a head in a blaze of gunfire in the

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Growing disease burden in South Sudan conflict

Growing disease burden in South Sudan conflict

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 27, 2014 0

GULU-NAIROBI 27 January 2014 (IRIN) - Disease burden is growing among people who fled their homes following the outbreak of conflict in South Sudan.

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Abuses lead to calls for accountability in South Sudan

Abuses lead to calls for accountability in South Sudan

January 21, 2014 0

JUBA 21 January 2014 (IRIN) - The UN warned this month that acts committed by both sides in the South Sudan crisis could amount to crimes against humanity, and urged parties engaged in

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South Sudan’s deteriorating humanitarian situation

South Sudan’s deteriorating humanitarian situation

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 27, 2013 0

KAMPALA 27 December 2013 (IRIN) - As fighting continues across South Sudan, the United Nations is reporting that some 1,000 people may have been killed,while aid agencies estimate that in a worst-case scenario,

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South Sudan turns a corner

South Sudan turns a corner

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 15, 2013 0

NAIROBI 15 November 2013 (IRIN) - The 2014-2016 Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP) for South Sudan reflects an improving humanitarian situation amid a slowdown in the arrival of new refugees and returnees from Sudan

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Chronic lifestyle diseases strain South Africa’s health system

Chronic lifestyle diseases strain South Africa’s health system

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 8, 2013 0

JOHANNESBURG 08 November 2013 (IRIN) - The explosive growth of chronic lifestyle diseases in South Africa has put even more strain on a health system already dealing with the double burden of tuberculosis

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"What they’re saying about Abyei"

"What they’re saying about Abyei"

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 1, 2013 0

NAIROBI 01 November 2013 (IRIN) - The contested region of Abyei recently held a “unilateral” referendum to determine whether it will remain part of Sudan or be restored to South Sudan, a move

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