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  1. South Sudan Women Say Fetching Water Exposes Them to Rape

    2 Feb 2017- 12:35 by Local Press Report YEI Radio Tamazuj Many women in Yei town in South Sudan’s Yei River State are living in fear of being raped or killed while fetching water from water sources that are far away from their area. Access Climate ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2017 - 12:35

  2. South Sudan Cholera Death Toll Rises to 31

    29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by Local Press Report JUBA China.org At least 31 people have been killed since January from cholera outbreak in South Sudan representing a case fatality rate of of 1.44 per cent, the UN children's fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday. The ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2016 - 07:14

  3. Fuel Shortage Hinders Water Supply South Sudan's Wau State

    26 Aug 2016- 09:55 by Local Press Report WAU Sudan Tribune Shortage of fuel in South Sudan’s Wau state has badly affected the supply of water to residents living in town, the urban water manager in the area said. Eng. Olwak Mugo said lack of fuel forced ...

    Local Press Report - 08/26/2016 - 09:55

  4. Oxfam Reaches 20,000 Juba Residents in Cholera Battle

    15 Aug 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan International humanitarian relief group Oxfam says it has reached more than 20,000 residents of Juba, capital of South Sudan, in the ongoing battle against the city’s cholera outbreak. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/15/2016 - 10:31

  5. Twenty-One Dead, Over 700 Sickened in South Sudan Cholera Outbreak

    8 Aug 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan Twenty-one people have died and 719 people have been sickened in South Sudan’s current cholera outbreak, according to figures released last week by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/08/2016 - 10:14

  6. AfDB Funds Water Project in South Sudan

    4 Aug 2016- 09:11 by Local Press Report ABIDJAN African Development Bank The livelihoods of some 230,000 people in Juba, South Sudan, will be improved thanks to a key water project approved on July 14, 2016 by the Board of Directors of the African ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2016 - 09:11

  7. UN, Partners Ramp Up Efforts to Contain South Sudan Cholera Outbreak

    28 Jul 2016- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan The United Nations and its partners are ramping up efforts to contain the cholera outbreak in South Sudan. Those efforts include an oral vaccination campaign that aims to reach over 14,000 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/28/2016 - 10:17

  8. Thirteen Dead in South Sudan Cholera Outbreak

    25 Jul 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan At least 13 people have died and 194 have been sickened in the cholera outbreak in South Sudan, the country’s health ministry said last week. Those figures represent cholera cases reported in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/25/2016 - 10:15

  9. UNICEF Steps Up Response Amid Rising Cholera Cases in South Sudan

    21 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is rapidly increasing its response activities in South Sudan, as the number of suspected cholera cases in the country grows. UNICEF is working with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/21/2016 - 10:05

  10. AfDB Approves $6.5 Million Grant for Water Supply in South Sudan

    18 Jul 2016- 09:21 by Local Press Report JUBA CPI Financial The EUR 5.9 million grant from the Transition Support Facility-Trust Fund will go to improve water supply that would benefit 230,000 people in Juba, the AfdB said in a statement. Access Conflict ...

    Local Press Report - 07/18/2016 - 09:21

  11. Khartoum Protesters Block Traffic to Protest Lack of Water

    15 Jul 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Demonstrators burned tires and blocked traffic in the El Goz district of the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on July 12th to protest ongoing water shortages. The protesters refused to comply with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/15/2016 - 10:45

  12. Khartoum Residents Protests Drinking Water Shortages, High Food Prices

    14 Jul 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Khartoum residents again took to the streets this week to protest ongoing water shortages. Protesters in El Goz district in the southern part of the city told Radio Dabanga that they had been ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/14/2016 - 10:16

  13. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  14. South Sudanese Water Minister Evicted From Meeting for Wearing a Bow Tie

    9 May 2016- 09:21 by Local Press Report JUBA Radio Tamazuj South Sudan's presidency said that president Salva Kiir's decision to ask the new water minister to leave Friday's cabinet meeting over his bow tie was in accordance with a dress ...

    Local Press Report - 05/09/2016 - 09:22

  15. US Pledges $86 Million in Aid for Conflict-Affected People in South Sudan

    29 Apr 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The US government this week announced another $86 million USD in aid for conflict-affected people in South Sudan, and for South Sudanese refugees throughout the region. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/29/2016 - 10:50

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