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1 Jun 2017 | Blog | Emergency Relief | Emergencies
Alice Juan and her family have been impacted by the food crisis in South Sudan.
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7 May 2017 | Blog | Emergency Relief | Emergencies
The famine in South Sudan is impacting families in Internally-Displaced Persons (IDP) camps. Here are some of their stories.
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1 May 2017 | Blog | Emergencies | Emergency Relief
In countries across East Africa, mothers are finding it difficult to provide basic needs to their children as the food crisis continues.
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9 Jul 2014 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Three years ago today was a time of cautious rejoicing – South Sudan had gained its independence, and the world’s newest nation was born. Now the situation is a stark contrast to this hope and optimism. There is unrest throughout the country, and hundreds of thousands of people are displaced, fleeing from conflict.
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8 Jul 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
One year ago, if you visited Juba, the capital of South Sudan, you would have to sleep in a tent or find lodgings with friends. You would also have little choice in what to eat. Just a year after the birth of this nation, things have changed, as Mary Wachira, Africa Programs Coordinator for Caritas Australia, reports.
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Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe