Crisis in South Sudan - Updates

5 March 2013
Ten years after a major armed conflict erupted, hundreds of thousands of people in Darfur, Sudan, still live in the shadow of war. Oxfam is there, providing critical life-saving assistance. Learn more through the stories and pictures on our Darfur timeline.
Timeline: 10 years of conflict in Darfur
14 February 2013
Tens of thousands of people who have fled fighting in the largest displacement in Darfur in recent years face a severe shortage of clean water and sanitation services, Oxfam warned today.
15 May 2012
Seasonal rains due in Sudan and South Sudan will exacerbate already dire conditions in refugee camps, restrict travel and access, and heighten the risk of disease, a group of leading humanitarian agencies warned today.
A family cooks a meager meal of “Garasa”, Jamam camp, Sudan. Photo:Alun McDonald
15 March 2012
Nearly 30,000 refugees from the conflict in Sudan’s Blue Nile region have arrived in Jamam, a village in the remote Upper Nile state of South Sudan, since the start of 2012. Our team in South Sudan is providing clean water, public health and sanitation in and around the new camp.
Malkan al Sagi holding Will Juma's suitcase, Jamam camp, South Sudan.
9 January 2012
Six months since South Sudan’s independence, the world’s newest nation is struggling to cope with a major refugee crisis and massive internal displacement, international agency Oxfam said today.
6 September 2011
A coalition of 38 aid agencies today (6 September 2011) called on donors not to squander the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people of South Sudan, the world’s newest nation. The call came as new violence in Jonglei state increased emergency needs.