South Sudan

In a global first, health workers in South Sudan have carried out a vaccination campaign in response to an outbreak of hepatitis E, raising hopes in the fight against a disease that is especially fatal for pregnant women. Hepatitis E is the most common cause of acute viral hepatitis, causing...

Moses Soro is an MSF Finance & HR Manager based in the UK. From child refugee to MSF field worker, he shares his story… 

Plumpy’nut. I hadn’t seen it for decades. 

The latest violence that erupted on the 4th April 2022 in Leer County in South Sudan has resulted in the deaths of dozens of civilians, including a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) staff member. This is the second MSF staff member that has been killed in Leer due to extreme violence since December...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) strongly condemns the brazen armed robbery of one of its medical teams and the burning of two of its vehicles on the road outside of Yei, South Sudan, during the morning of 28 February 2022. Due to this incident, MSF has had to immediately suspend its movements to...
Eight months on since flooding began, people in Unity State, northern South Sudan, continue to suffer, stuck in poor living conditions and at risk of outbreaks of infectious and waterborne diseases. Spread across several makeshift camp sites, they face food insecurity, a loss of income,...
People in Bentiu in northern South Sudan are facing outbreaks to infectious and waterborne diseases, increased food insecurity and malnutrition, due to some of the most severe floods in decades. A failure from humanitarian organisations and authorities to scale up quickly enough in response has...
On 9 July 2021, the Republic of South Sudan marked its tenth birthday. This significant milestone is also marred by the bloody legacy of its first decade, including a five-year civil war. At this very moment, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) released a new report titled South Sudan at 10: an MSF...
Yayai Logain with her children in MSF’s clinic in Pibor town. Two of Yayai’s children have measles. MSF has treated over 250 children for measles since admitting its first suspected case on 18 August 2020. ©MSF/Andreea Campeanu Two months into a measles outbreak in Pibor town in the Greater Pibor...
Severe flooding is affecting an estimated 800,000 people across a wide swath of South Sudan, inundating homes and leaving people without adequate food, water or shelter. Many areas have been flooded since July, while river levels are continuing to rise, worsening the crisis. Médecins Sans...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is deeply concerned about the impact of ongoing severe flooding in Greater Pibor, South Sudan, which has displaced thousands of people and worsened an already devastating humanitarian emergency. MSF is urging organisations in the area to scale up their response to...
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