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Jeremy M. Konyndyk, the director in the office of US foreign Disaster Assistance, said they have assessed areas of Bor and Awerial in Lakes state to establish the exact humanitarian situations in Mingkman and the IDPs at the Bor UN Mission in South Sudan POC in Bor.
“We were looking at all
There was heavy fighting between the two warring parties until this Thursday. The fighting started on Monday and scores of people have been reportedly killed according to the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) press release.
The statement said that, after a patrol by the United Nations
Many residents in Renk County have reported that gun sounds have been heard to the west of the Nile since Tuesday as government forces still battle with rebels over the control of Wadakona town located in Shilluk Kingdom, Manyo County.
"Renk is relatively calm but people are traumatized and
The president of the Union Mr. Epone Emmanuel Lolimo presented their plans including budget to UN Agencies, Peace-building partners and the state government seeking logistical and financial support on last Friday at the Youth Centre in the state capital, Torit.
Cattle raiding in EES is common
Heavy fighting erupted in Unity State on Saturday and continued until yesterday with heavy losses registered.
“Today, heavy fighting erupted again around UNMISS camp that led to the defeat of government forces …all strategic areas such as the State Government Radio Bentiu 99, State
State Health Minister Hon. Paul Dhel Gum said he met with Egyptian Ambassador to South Sudan in Juba to the Cairo government to intervene in order to salvage the dire health situation in the area.
According to Gum, the Egyptian Embassy constructed a well-equipped clinic in Akon Payam to help the
UN’s Chief Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan Toby Lanzer said the hope for restoration of peace and stability appears far away as armed violence continues to rage on in several parts of the country.
Since last week, fighting has broken out in South Sudan’s oil rich Unity State between
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