South Sudan Emergency
South Sudan, the world's newest country, is also facing a dire humanitarian emergency. Six months after South Sudan celebrated its status as a newly independent country, the disputed border area with Sudan has become a flashpoint and a gateway for tens of thousands of refugees. More than 80,000 people have fled Blue Nile and South Kordofan states of Sudan.
UNHCR is conducting a major airlift of aid to remote refugee sites and working with partners to erect shelter and deliver basic services for the refugees.
Supporters are now helping to
The current turmoil in Syria has forced over 35,000 people to abandon home to seek safety so far. Thousands of families are pouring into neighboring countries including Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan each day. The past few months have seen a huge surge in violence and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) anticipates thousands more will flee for their lives in the coming weeks. Many are left with only…
Bombed out of their villages. Attacked by planes as they flee. It's a living hell for the displaced people of Sudan. Around 350,000 people have been forced to abandon their homes. And on top of this terror, people now have little food. Ongoing violence in the areas bordering with South Sudan, including recent fighting in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile States has driven some 80,000 Sudanese…
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