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Posted by The IRC on August 26th, 2015
The IRC and three other humanitarian aid agencies working in South Sudan say today's peace deal is only the beginning of a long, hard journey toward peace and reconciliation. South Sudan has been caught up in a brutal, 20-month civil war. more »
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Posted by The IRC on August 18th, 2015
The latest delay facing peace talks in South Sudan may have serious consequences for civilians who are enduring their 20th month of a brutal civil war, the IRC and other aid groups warn. Women and girls are among the worst affected by the violence. more »
Posted by The IRC on July 23rd, 2015
On the eve of President Obama's trip to Kenya and Ethiopia, the IRC is hoping he'll use the opportunity to meet refugees who have fled ongoing conflicts in neighboring countries, listen to their stories, and urge immediate action to end the violence. more »
Posted by The IRC on July 9th, 2015
Since a political rivalry in South Sudan erupted into a civil war, thousands have been killed, and more than two million uprooted from their homes. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 16th, 2015
Since a political rivalry in South Sudan erupted into widespread violence, some 2 million people have been forced to flee their homes. "Without a political solution, humanitarians will have to continue applying a very expensive band-aid to address suffering and save lives," the IRC said in a Jun. 16 statement. more »
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Posted by The IRC on May 26th, 2015
As a bloody civil war in South Sudan keeps farmers from planting crops and aid from reaching people in need, as many as 4.6 million people will face severe food shortages in the next few months. Thousands of children could suffer acute malnutrition. more »
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Posted by The IRC on April 25th, 2015
For World Malaria Day (April 25), the IRC shares its lifesaving work in South Sudan where children are at a higher risk in suffering from common, often preventable diseases. more »
Posted by The IRC on March 22nd, 2015
In 2014 alone, the IRC reached 3.3 million people whose lives have been affected by conflict with access to clean drinking water and sanitation services. more »
Posted by Sophia Jones on March 4th, 2015
Thousands of Sudanese refugees from the Nuba Mountains are arriving in the border town of Yida, in Unity State, to escape ongoing fighting between Sudan’s armed forces and rebels based in the region. more »
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Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on February 13th, 2015
Struggling with the legacy of life as a refugee from war, 24-year-old Sudanese David "Deng" Duot, found solace in fashion. more »

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