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Sudan war is exacerbating humanitarian needs in neighbouring South Sudan, warns MSF

18 June 2024, Juba – The ongoing war in Sudan is drastically increasing people’s needs across the border in South Sudan, alerts international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) today. MSF calls for an immediate scale-up of lifesaving...

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South Sudan: How malnutrition is dangerously feeding the TB/HIV pandemic

In South Sudan, over seven million people are expected to face acute food insecurity or worse between now and July. Among them, patients who are infected with tuberculosis and HIV are highly impacted since the intensity of the treatment is...

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Returning to South Sudan after the civil war: “How are we again going to survive?”

After years of conflict, the struggle to return homeIn the early morning in Kajo Keji, Central Equatoria, what used to be a very busy market slowly opens. A few people set up their stands, while small groups of children in...

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South Sudan: health workers bring lifeline to remote areas

Amid insecurity, semi-nomadic populations, just like the rest of South Sudan, suffer from climate change, causing both increased flooding and more severe droughts. In the latest years, water and food has been scarce, and cattle keepers and farmers had to...

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South Sudan: MSF calls for urgent response in Renk and Bulukat transit sites to prevent deadly outbreaks

Juba, 21 February 2024 – A humanitarian crisis is escalating in Bulukat and Renk, two of the busiest transit sites in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state, warns international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) today. Thousands of people...

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Amid deadly hepatitis E outbreak, MSF launches mass vaccination campaign in South Sudan to reach remote communities and prevent more deaths

In response to a deadly hepatitis E outbreak in South Sudan, MSF has launched a vaccination campaign in collaboration with the Ministry of Health to provide protection to women and girls of reproductive age, who are at greatest risk of...

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South Sudan: Unshattered hope in the face of adversities

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) marks 40 years of its services in the region that now constitutes South Sudan. Over the past four decades, MSF has been on the frontlines of humanitarian aid, delivering life-saving medical assistance to those...

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South Sudan: Communities prepare for renewed flooding ahead of rainy season

In a parched landscape, an MSF tractor roars as it approaches a small village in Dentiuk, in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state. It is towing a trailer to which a creaking wooden canoe is strapped. “Are you sure we are...

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Sudan: Fleeing conflict, hundreds of thousands face hardship and disease in overcrowded camps in White Nile State

26 July, 2023 - More than 140,000 people, mostly South Sudanese women and children fleeing from Khartoum, have newly arrived in White Nile state since conflict broke out in Sudan and are now facing huge unmet needs for food, shelter,...

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South Sudan: A crisis within a crisis as people fleeing conflict in Sudan struggle for survival

Juba, 22 June 2023 – Thousands of people who escaped the conflict in Sudan by crossing into South Sudan are now struggling for survival at transit centres in Upper Nile and Northern Bahr El Ghazal states, says international medical organisation...

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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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