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  • 1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report JUBA Voice of America The United Nations children's agency is appealing for $180 million to meet the humanitarian needs of more than 800,000 women and children in South Sudan. A top UNICEF official in South Sudan said the signing of a revitalized peace
  • 29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by Local Press Report JUBA 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 current outbreak has been attributed to use
  • 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 aid agency is repairing boreholes, as well as
  • 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 people, as well as establishing treatment and
  • 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 the Ministry of Health and partner agencies
  • 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 Development Aid Investment Sanitation,
  • 13 Aug 2015- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan The World Health Organization (WHO) this week reported progress against the cholera outbreak in war-torn South Sudan. As of August 10th, the total number of cholera cases reported since June had reached 1,519, the WHO said. But it
  • 7 Aug 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MALAKAL, South Sudan New restrictions on movement of barges from Bor to Malakal on the Nile River in South Sudan pose a threat to aid operations in the country, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) warned this
  • 21 Jul 2015- 09:33 by Local Press Report JUBA AFP On Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) stated that a total of 1,212 Cholera cases including 39 deaths have been recorded, according to WHO figures, with the highly contagious infection spreading from the capital Juba in Central Equatoria to
  • 14 Jul 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan The worsening economic situation in South Sudan has driven up the price of clean water, contributing to the rapid spread of cholera in the capital, Juba, international humanitarian aid group Oxfam warned this week. The organization
  • 8 Jul 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan/NAIROBI, Kenya Thirty-two people have died of cholera, and more than 700 cases of the water-borne disease have been reported in Juba and Bor in South Sudan, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). One-fifth of the
  • 2 Jun 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland An increasing number of South Sudanese are fleeing their homes in Unity and Upper Nile states due to renewed heavy fighting and growing food insecurity, UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) spokesman Adrian Edwards warned this
  • 4 Mar 2015- 10:13 by Local Press Report THAR JATH Agence France-Presse Thick black puddles and a looted, leaking ruin are all that remain of the Thar Jath oil treatment facility, once a crucial part of South Sudan’s mainstay industry. Lying deep in the bush and swamps of Unity State, far north of
  • 17 Nov 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAMBELLA, Ethiopia Two people have died and 70 more have become seriously ill, apparently after drinking contaminated water, in the Kule camp in Ethiopia’s Gambella region. The campis home to almost 200,000 South Sudanese refugees, primarily members of
  • 31 Oct 2014- 10:42 by Local Press Report JUBA International Federation of the Red Cross Six months since the outset of a cholera outbreak in Torit County, the South Sudan Red Cross and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) continue efforts to curb the disease.