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South Sudan: Violence fuels humanitarian crisis

Warring parties, international community and UN peacekeeping force must do more to protect civilians and aid agencies Juba, 28 July, 2016 - South Sudan faces a spiralling humanitarian...

Oxfam welcomes ceasefire in Juba

Oxfam's Country Director in South Sudan, Zlatko Gegic, said: ...

Following intense fighting in Juba, Oxfam calls for calm

Following intense fighting in Juba, Zlatko Gegic, Oxfam Country Director in South Sudan, said: ...

A child holds a palm full of spent bullet casings in Tarweng, southern Unity State, South Sudan

South Sudan faces economic collapse

Five years after independence South Sudan is selling oil 'futures' to pay for the present. ...

Return of South Sudan opposition leader should speed up formation of unity government and deliver real peace, says Oxfam

In response to the return of South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar to Juba, Oxfam's Country Director in South Sudan, Zlatko Gegic, said: ...

South Sudanese families being pushed to the brink of hunger

Skyrocketing inflation, conflict and collapsed markets are pushing people in South Sudan to breaking point as the political deadlock enters its 16th month and families face a second 'lean season'...

South Sudan: aid agencies warn of famine next year as upsurge in fighting imminent

Agencies fear recent improvements will be wiped out as the number of severely hungry people will rise by 1 million in first three months of 2015   A group of leading aid agencies...

Oxfam response to the resumption of South Sudan Peace talks

In response to the resumption of South Sudan peace talks led by the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Oxfam South Sudan Country Director Tariq Riebl said: "We...

Keira Knightley travels to South Sudan with Oxfam and witnesses trauma "unbearable to comprehend"

Today, on the third anniversary of South Sudan's independence, British actress Keira Knightley is calling on the public to support Oxfam's appeal for South Sudan after witnessing 'firsthand'...

Aid effort to avert South Sudan famine in jeopardy - Aid agencies face closure of projects as money fails to arrive

A group of seven major international aid agencies said they face a shortfall of $89m/£52m just when the South Sudan humanitarian crisis edges closer to the risk of famine. Speaking out on the 3rd...

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