South Sudan Refugee Health Situation Alarming, Says UN


The United Nations says it's alarmed by the health situation of scores of refugees living in camps and settlements across the country.

Refugee children going for a check-up.

  • South Sudan:  Refugee Health Situation Worsening, Says UN Agency

    UN News Service, 24 August 2012

    The United Nations refugee agency today voiced alarm about the health situation of more than 100,000 refugees spread out across two states in South Sudan. read more »

  • Sudan:  UNHCR Says South Sudan Refugee Health Situation Alarming

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 24 August 2012

    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 24 August 2012, at the Palais des ... read more »

  • South Sudan:  Aid Agencies Work to Stabilize Health Situation in South Sudan Camps

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 3 August 2012

    The UN refugee agency has raised the alarm over health conditions among refugees in two South Sudan camps, but stressed that mortality and morbidity rates have stabilized, even ... read more »

  • South Sudan:  UNHCR and Partners Race to Reverse Alarming Health Situation in South Sudan Camps

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 3 August 2012

    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Melissa Fleming - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 3 August 2012, at the Palais des ... read more »

  • South Sudan:  Relief Agencies Tackle Refugee Camp Suffering

    UN News Service, 3 August 2012

    The United Nations refugee agency and its partners are scaling up efforts to reverse the "alarming" rates of malnutrition, disease and death in two camps hosting Sudanese refugees ... read more »

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