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June 29, 2015

We were wrong: Midyear 2015 report by OCHA South Sudan

by Sarah Hoyle

Six months ago, we thought that violence and suffering had peaked and peace was on the horizon. We were wrong.

- Toby Lanzer, Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan

Unfortunately now, conditions in South Sudan are much worse than they were six months ago. OCHA South Sudan has just released the midyear report on conditions and progress in the region, and crises for those caught in violence and turmoil in South Sudan are as dire as ever.

Cover of OCHA South Sudan Midyear reportThe report highlights 4 main areas of crisis that are currently of greatest concern. 

1. Displacement. About 2.1 million people have ...

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March 6, 2013

Humanitarian work in South Sudan

The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs South Sudan (OCHA Sudan) has launched new social media to tell about their work and the humanitarian situation in the country.

OCHA South Sudan works to identify humanitarian crises, and support the Government and humanitarian organizations to respond to emergencies in an effective and timely manner.

Learn about Presbyterians at work with the people of South Sudan.

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