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More Than 1.5 Million Are Refugees From South Sudan, Says UN -- Africa's largest refugee crisis -- $1.6 billion is needed to respond to the crisis -- Six million people — Half of South Sudan’s population are in need of urgent aid

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

FEB. 13, 2017, 10:03 A.M. E.S.T.

KAMPALA, Uganda — More than 1.5 million South Sudanese have become refugees and their humanitarian needs are overwhelming aid efforts during the country’s civil war, according to the United Nations. 577 more words

Did you know that Pres. Kirr never visited Greater Upper Nile since 2013?

Editorial – The President of the Republic, Gen.. Salva Kirr Mayardit, has never visited a single part of the devastated region of Upper Nile which comprises of Upper Nile, Jonglei and Unity State. 237 more words

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Malakal attack: What UN knew vs what it said

Original source: Radio Tamazuj

Malakal – UN peacekeepers in South Sudan fought directly with national army soldiers (SPLA) for three hours during an attack on the UN-protected Malakal IDP camp in February, according to an internal UNMISS timeline of the event. 1,773 more words

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UNMISS kicks off airlifting SPLA-IO troops to Juba from Malakal

Malakal – The United Nation Mission In South Sudan (UNMISS) has begin airlifting the troops from SPLA in Opposition who are going to Juba as part of implementing the peace agreement signed last year by the two parties to end the bloodiest brotherly conflict in South Sudan. 128 more words

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