South Sudan

February, the month of love and beating hearts, always makes me contemplate the pacemaker in my chest. I had it in 2013, two months before Supertyphoon “Yolanda”— the tragedy that made me decide to return to humanitarian work for good.

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF) has suspended most of its activities in Maban, South Sudan, after suffering a violent attack on Monday 23 July. Yesterday morning, a group of unidentified armed men broke into MSF office and compound, looting the organisation and staff’s...
Since the end of April, the conflict-ravaged counties of Leer and Mayendit, in South Sudan’s north, have once again been wracked by violence. Thousands of people are caught between the frontlines of the fighting, and health facilities have been attacked. The high level of violence prevents many...
Dr. Tor Deng is a general practitioner working for MSF in Abyei, a region with special administrative status between Sudan and South Sudan.
An armed robbery occurred at an MSF clinic in Pibor, South Sudan, during the early morning hours on Thursday, 13 July. Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) strongly condemns the incident, which resulted in injuries to two team members and forced the organisation to relocate some...
When I was in Bor, my height did bring me some interesting encounters.
 
The international response in Uganda is failing refugees and must prioritise life-saving supplies such as food and water to prevent a medical emergency, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said . Governments and international organisations are meeting in Kampala on 22 and 23 June...
Malnutrition and suspected cases of cholera are escalating amongst people sheltering in the bush near Pieri, South Sudan, putting the health of thousands of people at risk, according to Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF). More than 27,000 people have fled their homes in Yuai and...
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