South Sudan


Starving Civilians Must Not Be Punished For Attacks On Aid Workers In A South Sudan “On The Brink Of An All-Out Ethnic Civil War”

Six aid workers were killed by unknown attackers on Saturday 25 March 2017 in South Sudan, as famine intensifies three years of brutal civil war and fears of ethnic genocide increase. At least 79 aid workers have been killed in the country since the conflict began in December 2013. Aid […]


Uganda At ‘Breaking Point’ From South Sudanese Refugee Crisis

The UNHCR reported this week that Uganda is currently at a “breaking point” due to the large influx of refugees entering the country from South Sudan. Currently, Uganda is home to approximately 800,000 South Sudanese refugees, with 2,800 arriving on a daily basis. The establishment of South Sudan as an […]


Japan Withdraws PKO Troops From South Sudan

The Japanese government has decided to withdraw the Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF) from U.N. peacekeeping operations (PKO) in South Sudan, the entire force will be withdrawn from the country presumably by the end of May. The GSDF has been participating in infrastructure-building projects around the South Sudanese capital, Juba, since 2012 […]


Aid Is Urgent For Largest Humanitarian Crisis Since 1945

United Nations Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien says the world is facing the largest humanitarian crisis since 1945. Over 20 million people are facing starvation and famine in four countries: Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia, and North-Eastern Nigeria. In an address to the UN Security Council, O’Brien called for […]


International Community Faces Largest Humanitarian Crisis Since UN Formation

More than 20 million are at risk of famine across South Sudan, Yemen, Nigeria and Somalia, with the UN stating the food crisis is the largest since 1945. The famine is predominately man-made, following years of violent conflict and a problematic lack of humanitarian response in the four war-torn, poverty-stricken […]