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September 04, 2014

 

A significant decline in the number of new cholera cases in South Sudan in recent weeks has prompted Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to scale down its cholera operations. Instead it will redirect resources towards other unmet health needs in the country, where more than 1.7 million people have been displaced by the ongoing conflict.

September 04, 2014

As the rainy season continues, Ethiopia’s Lietchuor refugee camp—which shelters some 40,000 people who fled violence in South Sudan—has become a lake dotted with islands.

July 30, 2014

Though treatable, the cholera outbreak in South Sudan is still affecting many who live in areas susceptible to the disease and requires immediate attention.

July 08, 2014

Currently more than 140,000 South Sudanese refugees have fled to Gambella since the outbreak of the current conflict in South Sudan in December 2013.

June 27, 2014

Renewed fighting in the Um Dukhun area killed or injured more than 100 people on June 19.

May 28, 2014

The cholera outbreak in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, continues to spread. MSF is increasing capacity in order to treat all patients if the epidemic accelerates.

April 17, 2014

 

The flow of South Sudanese refugees to into Uganda shows no signs of abating. Every day, approximately 300 people cross the border to escape insecurity and lack of food in neighboring South Sudan. Since conflict erupted there in December between the army, loyal to President Salva Kiir, and forces supporting former Vice President Riek Machar, more than 66,000 South Sudanese have taken refuge in Adjumani district in northern Uganda.

March 26, 2014

For the past several weeks, MSF teams in Ethiopia have been providing assistance to South Sudanese refugees fleeing violence and persecution in their country.

March 11, 2014

Violent clashes have forced more than 15,000 people to seek refuge in newly created camps in Melut county, in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state.

February 28, 2014

MSF is providing medical care in two camps in Juba, South Sudan, where 40,000 people are seeking refuge from widespread fighting.

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