Crisis in South Sudan - Updates

24 May 2011
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.
7 March 2011
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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7 January 2011
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.
Over half of the people do not have access to clean drinking water.
6 October 2010
The UN Security Council’s visit to Sudan must focus on helping to resolve key outstanding issues and protect civilians from harm ahead of the referendum on southern independence, international agency Oxfam said today.
24 September 2010
Five international aid agencies are calling world leaders at today’s Sudan summit to take concrete action to help ensure peace, safety and development for all Sudanese people. Failure to act risks a new eruption of violence and threatens the future of Africa’s largest country.
Children wash their hands. Photo: Caroline
4 March 2010
On 4 March 2009, Oxfam GB was one of 16 international and Sudanese organizations whose licences to work in northern Sudan were revoked. Alun McDonald looks at what has happened since.
Collecting water, Kalma camp, Sudan, 2004. Credit: Adrian McIntyre/Oxfam
8 January 2010
Southern Sudan has seen an upsurge in violence in the past year. Much of it is taking place in remote, rural areas between rival tribes. It is often linked to disputes over resources, especially cattle and land.
Rebecca Konjo and her children collect food. Credit: Caroline Gluck
5 January 2010
Sudan's Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) was signed in 2005, yet southern Sudan remains one of the poorest regions on earth. These images show a people still hoping peace will bring economic benefits and development.
Rescuing the Peace in Sudan - gallery
15 June 2009
World Refugee Day was established in 2000 by the United Nations General Assembly. The first event was held in 2001 to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees.
Refugee mother and child, Amnabak camp. Credit: Helen Palmer/Oxfam
Refugee mother and child, Amnabak camp. Credit: Helen Palmer/Oxfam