South Sudan refugees

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These global issues deserve as much funding and attention as any other.
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Learn more about JRS in South Sudan. "I was born in war, I went to school during war, I got married during war, I raised
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"We are living in such small shelters, while the sun is burning down on us and there is not enough water," Rebecca Nyayual
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About 4,000 refugees from villages in the Nuba mountains are living on a small settlement near Kodok, in South Sudan’s Upper
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Regional peace talks have so far been unsuccessful. It is more urgent than ever that the warring parties recommit to the ceasefire declared in January -- and this time, they need to mean it. In South Sudan, political leaders and military commanders should stop the fighting and put their people first.
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"For me it was just that I had a chance in life, I had a safe place. And it took some time -- I remember after five, six
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Nyakhat Pal, 3, walked for four hours with her elderly and blind father, Pal Dhul, in order to reach a relief station in
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The people of South Sudan face a spiral of conflict, displacement, and hunger that this fragile, young country can ill afford.
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Mangok recently departed for South Sudan knowing that he may be risking his life, which has narrowed to this search. "The burden of freedom," Mangok said, "is that you can't endure someone else not having it."
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The United Nations' Kakuma refugee camp sits near the South Sudan border in neighboring Kenya. If that feels a world away, consider this: It is home for more than 100,000 individuals -- a population roughly the total size of Charleston, South Carolina.
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The two sides have agreed to peace talks. Peacekeepers are working to protect those in displacement camps in a nation that
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The photographs below, taken by Ben Curtis for the Associated Press at a U.N. compound, highlight the dire living conditions
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South-Sudanese supermodel and UN Goodwill Ambassador Alek Wek joined HuffPost Live to share her story of being a refugee
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Traveling to visit refugees, one expects to see and hear certain things. I recently visited a refugee camp in South Sudan, however, and it was the unexpected things I found there that made the deepest impression: the real challenges and steep cost of getting aid to the refugees.
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Camps sheltering more than 100,000 Sudanese refugees in South Sudan's Maban county are ticking timebombs, on the brink of a major outbreak of disease.
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Doctor Without Borders (MSF), the only aid group active in the area, said last week it had suspended its work in the area