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South Sudan. Act Now.


Oxfam Chief Executive Mark Goldring in South Sudan

"This is our last chance to prevent widespread famine."

The humanitarian crisis in South Sudan is threatening to spiral out of control. Fierce fighting has already forced millions of people from their homes. Now ordinary men, women and children are facing severe malnutrition.

If we do nothing, the number of people going hungry will rise. There is a real threat of famine, unless the world acts now.

Oxfam is already supporting 300,000 people but there is much more that we need to do: food, water, shelter, protection.

The people of South Sudan should not be forgotten, please act now.


Find out more about the crisis in South Sudan

Photos from Malakal camp


Around 15% of South Sudan's population have fled their homes in fear of their lives. The camp at Malakal is just one of the places people are seeking shelter. Here, over 17,000 people are living in shocking conditions and many families have to live in small tents with others they don't know

Simon Rawles / Oxfam


The paths between the tents are knee-deep in water and sewage. The people living here go barefoot, and many have injuries from the razor wire round the camp and sharp objects in the mud. The stagnant water is also a breeding ground for disease.

Simon Rawles / Oxfam


Right now, Oxfam is helping to bring clean water, sanitation and food to nearly 300,000 people in South Sudan - but with the situation worsening, there is still so much more we need to do.

Simon Rawles / Oxfam