Tagged: Sudan

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Inadequate numbers of peacekeepers for the next mission in South Sudan risk endangering thousands of lives and future stability.

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As fighting continues around the border areas of Sudan and the soon-to-be independent Republic of South Sudan, international aid organization Oxfam called upon all parties to cease hostilities and allow humanitarian access to affected civilians.

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South Sudan is facing its most violent year since the end of the civil war in 2005, international agency Oxfam warned today, and it urged the UN Security Council, as it visits the region, to ensure that civilians are better protected.

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Oxfam and local Sudanese partners are providing support, including water, sanitation and hygiene supplies, to nearly 250,000 people living in camps for internally displaced people in Darfur.

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Over the past few months, thousands of southerners have returned from the north of Sudan. Oxfam's emergency response team in Sudan, with funding from ECHO, has been providing clean water, building latrines and running health campaigns to stop diseases spreading.

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Southern Sudan is voting in an historic referendum, to decide whether to remain part of a united Sudan or secede and become the world’s newest country. Whatever the outcome, the area will need long-term support.

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Over half of the people do not have access to clean drinking water.

Southern Sudan will face enormous challenges and will need long-term support from the rest of the world regardless of the outcome of this week’s referendum. The vote could create the world’s newest country, which would also be home to some of the world’s poorest people.

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The international community needs to act to prevent another Christmas massacre and the almost daily killing sprees by the most brutal and long-running rebel group in Africa said aid agencies in a new report released today.

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