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Battling Measles Amid Ongoing Crises in South Sudan 

In South Sudan, a fierce battle is being fought against measles. This insidious disease has taken hold across the country and now threatens the lives of the youngest and most vulnerable.   MSF clinical officer Douth Chuol Khor examines 5-month-old Makuach...

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One year on: Soaring needs in Twic County, South Sudan

Under the shadow of a tree, a group is gathering, exchanging greetings. Peter, a mental health counsellor for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Margaret Abuk, MSF health promoter, are conducting an awareness and educational session for a group of overfifty...

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Catastrophic floods cause mass displacement and an escalating humanitarian crisis in South Sudan

A small makeshift raft made from plastic sheeting and filled with dry grass is drifting along the Nile River’s current, on it sits an entire family of eight – the youngest just a baby. Where they will end up is...

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Thousands at severe risk due to malnutrition and deadly diseases in Twic County

Sami Al-Subaihi is MSF’s emergency project coordinator in South Sudan. He shares his urgent concerns for more than 20,000 people who fled violent clashes and are now living in displacement camps. The lack of food and proper shelter, dismal water and sanitation...

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MSF strongly condemns latest violence after staff member shot and killed

MSF staff member shot and killed in latest violence in Leer County. Numerous people killed and thousands displaced due to the fighting. MSF calls on all armed groups to respect international humanitarian law and immediately cease targeting civilians and health...

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South Sudan: The long walk for new life

This month, South Sudan – the world's youngest country – marks its tenth birthday. In 2019, illustrator Ella Baron visited the town of Pibor to document the lengths that some mothers must go to reach maternity care in this part...

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South Sudan: People stranded, cut off from care in severe flooding

JUBA - Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has launched emergency assessments in the east and northeast of South Sudan where severe flooding has left thousands of people stranded in inaccessible areas, threatening to make worse an already catastrophic humanitarian crisis....

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The learning never stops in MSF – Kalyan Velivela

Name : Designation : The state of South Sudan was born in 2011 after years of violence. As a medical coordinator, Dr Kalyan Velivela was at the forefront of planning the medical aid services of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières...

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South Sudan: “The clock is ticking for 80,000 people”

Caroline Scholtes, a Belgian nurse, just returned from a three-month assignment in South Sudan's Jonglei State, an area that has suffered many outbreaks of violence in recent months. Since these clashes, some 80,000 people have gone missing in the state....

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South Sudan: MSF Staff Killed, Wounded in Attack on Vehicle

On Monday, 5th of August, a group of armed men attacked a car belonging to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on a main road outside Juba.   Two MSF staff members were seriously injured, one of them died from his injuries...

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MSF condemns the killing and wounding of its team members near Juba, South Sudan

On Monday, 5th of August, a group of armed men attacked a car belonging to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on a main road outside Juba. Two MSF staff members were seriously injured, one of them died from his injuries two...

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South Sudan: 100,000 Displaced People in Jonglei Need Access to Medical Care

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN/NEW YORK, AUGUST 1, 2013 – An estimated 100,000 displaced people who fled violence in South Sudan's southern Jonglei State are still in dire need of access to emergency medical care, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without...

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