UN Airdrops Aid Supplies for South Sudan Refugees
With food stocks rapidly diminishing and refugee numbers on the increase, a series of food airdrops by the United Nations is expected to benefit thousands.
People displaced by conflict waiting for food distribution (file photo).
South Sudan: Donations Needed for Life-Saving Food Drops
ThinkAfricaPress, 9 August 2012
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is appealing for $6.5 million to provide life-saving airlifts of food to refugees in South Sudan. The WFP relies entirely on voluntary donations… Read more »
South Sudan: New Data Point to Catastrophe in Refugee Camps
Sudan Tribune, 9 August 2012
New epidemiological data from two refugee camps in South Sudan show mortality and malnutrition rates soaring above emergency thresholds, announced Médecins Sans… Read more »
WFP, 2 August 2012
WFP's response to the food and nutrition needs of refugees in Maban County in Upper Nile state: Read more »
Humanitarian agencies will have to increase relief efforts in order to keep the country's poor alive as the financial situation worsens says the United Nations. Read more »