Heavy flooding has submerged entire communities and displaced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes since July. According to the UN, more than 60% of the population are already facing malnutrition.
Rising waters in MSF’s primary healthcare centre and compound in Pibor town forced us to reduce life-saving activities and discharge patients.
IPS, 28 October 2019
Nearly 50 million people in west Africa rely on agriculture and livestock for their livelihood but the land available for pastoral use has been rapidly shrinking. Read more »
South Sudan: Rising Floodwaters Engulf Hospital in Pibor
MSF, 28 October 2019
MSF medical team leader Benedetta Capelli is just back from Pibor, in South Sudan, where rising floodwaters have engulfed MSF's hospital and much of the surrounding area. She spoke… Read more »