On Thursday 15 May the Ministry of Health announced 18 confirmed cases of cholera in various locations across Juba. The source of the disease is not yet known.
Speaking in response to the South Sudan peace deal, head of Oxfam in the country Cecilia Millan said:
As talks are underway between South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and Riek Machar in Addis Ababa today, Oxfam's Head of Liaison Office with the African Union, Desire Assogbavi said:
On Wednesday 30 April, the Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos, will address the UN Security Council on Syria.
While we need to investigate and make public all violations of human rights in the South Sudan crisis, we also need to shed light on the many people who went above and beyond to help those from ethnic groups different from their own.
Most analyses of violence in Darfur ignore the local dimension of the crisis, focusing instead on the region’s economic and political marginalization and climatic variability.
Majak Chuol, 76, and his sister Ayak, 55, tell the story of how a brave young man saved their lives.
Oxfam reaction to UN Security Council resolution for a new peacekeeping mission, MINUSCA, in th
"Oxfam is deeply concerned at reports of violence in Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan on Saturday, 5 April.
In reaction to the suspension of South Sudan mediation talks in Addis Ababa, Oxfam’s Acting Country Director in South Sudan, David Crawford, said: