South Sudan

The first torrential rains of the season have left large parts of Tomping camp, in the capital Juba, under water, worsening the already unacceptable living conditions for more than 25,000 people packed into the camp. Last week, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) was forced to temporarily suspend...
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As entire towns in South Sudan suffer devastating attacks, medical care has also come under fire, with patients shot in their beds, wards burned to the ground, medical equipment looted, and, in one case, an entire hospital destroyed, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) announced today. Hundreds of...
Juba, South Sudan, February 20, 2014 – At least 150 wounded people have been treated by the international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) after a new wave of violence hit the town of Malakal, in Upper Nile state, South Sudan, on February 18. MSF fears that the...
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Some 700 refugees, mostly women and children, are crossing from South Sudan into northern Uganda each day to escape violence and insecurity. Since the conflict started in mid-December, more than 45,000 South Sudanese have arrived. Many come from the city of Bor, in Jonglei state, which has seen...
Assault on Malakal compound is second looting of an MSF facility in one week Thousands of people are at risk of being left without desperately needed medical care after the international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) was forced to suspend activities in Malakal, South Sudan,...
Heavy fighting in South Sudan’s Upper Nile, Unity and Jonglei states has left thousands of people newly displaced and hundreds wounded, says the international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). During the recent fighting, MSF teams treated 116 people with gunshot wounds in Malakal...
Three weeks of fighting raging throughout much of South Sudan are having increasingly serious consequences for the country’s population, says Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). With the increase in people’s needs, with resources made more scarce following the departure of many international...
Every day, boat after boat arrives at Awerial, on the west bank of the Nile in Lakes state, carrying people fleeing the violence in Bor, the capital of neighbouring Jonglei state. Mostly women and children, they carry the few belongings they could salvage. In just two weeks, more than 75,000 people...
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Tens of thousands of South Sudanese have arrived in Awerial, in Lakes state, after fleeing violence in Bor, says Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). With thousands more people arriving each day, living conditions are verging on the catastrophic, says MSF, and there is an urgent need for increased...
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Medical teams extremely concerned for those affected by the fighting Tensions and conflict across many regions of South Sudan continue one week after they began. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) emergency teams are increasing their response to affected regions by treating the injured, donating drugs...
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