South Sudan

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South Sudan plunges into preventable catastrophe: 100,000 people face famine in Unity State

Photo: Andrew Parsons/i-Images for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan February 21, 2017— Action Against Hunger issued an urgent call for political leadership to end the conflict in South Sudan in response to the official declaration of famine in Unity State, where an estimated 100,000 people face catastrophic levels of hunger and imminent risk of death. […]

South Sudan’s Forgotten Children

More than a year of conflict has left a devastating mark on the world’s youngest country. Since conflict erupted in South Sudan in December 2013, families have been plunged into unimaginable chaos. Tens of thousands have been killed and nearly two million more have fled their homes in terror. Half a million have escaped over the border, with […]

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South Sudan Marks Independence in Crisis

The international community was full of hope when South Sudan declared independence from Sudan on July 9, 2011, but as it marks its fourth anniversary, the world’s youngest country faces severe challenges. Conflict that broke out in December of 2013 has yet to stop, forcing millions from their homes. The lean season started two months early […]

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South Sudan: Fighting the worst food crisis in the world

Thirty five years ago today, the U.N. declared October 16 World Food Day to strengthen solidarity in the fight against hunger. In that spirit, we are highlighting the crisis in South Sudan, which the United Nations Security Council has declared the worst food crisis in the world. Action Against Hunger has worked with vulnerable populations […]

South Sudan Crisis

A crisis in South Sudan erupted in December of 2013, only three years into this fragile country’s independence. Due to violent conflict between The Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and its opposition, more than 1.5 million South Sudanese have fled their homes in search of safety, with some 400,000 of these people seeking refuge in neighbouring […]

Meet Jogie: An Action Against Hunger Humanitarian

Jogie on her way to Bentiu, South Sudan. Since 2008, Jogie Agbogan has worked on the frontlines of humanitarian aid at Action Against Hunger. Now our Nutrition Coordinator for South Sudan, a country that is facing the worst nutrition crisis in the world, Jogie is one of over 5,000 humanitarians at Action Against Hunger who are […]