Humanitarian

Monday 22 December 2014

South Sudan Crisis a year on 2014

December 15th 2014 marked exactly one year since the break out of the war in South Sudan, leaving thousands of children and women displaced. To date, Uganda hosts one of the biggest refugees population, with a total of 128,600 refugees.

Tuesday 19 August 2014

Uganda office scales up response to South Sudanese emergency response

Save the Children recently started operations in Kiryandongo refugee camp, in addition to its responses in Arua and Adjumani districts, to respond to the South Sudanese refugee crisis.

Tuesday 19 August 2014

Maternal and newborn health in Nyumanzi refugee camp

Encouraging mothers and their partners to attend antenatal care (ANC) sessions is the most important avenue the health centre is using to reduce these challenges.

Tuesday 19 August 2014

In a strange land without my mother

In a strange land without my mother

“If mum was here there are things she would do for us. She would be able to grind the millet we are given by the World Food Programme into flour, and to look for more food so that we could have a variety of meals. She would also be able to pay for us school fees in school.

Fourteen-year-old Jacqueline Wani,* a South Sudanese refugee youngster living in Boroli settlement, Adjumani district, Uganda, wistfully voices her thoughts. At her tender age, she has had to take care of herself and her four siblings.

Tuesday 19 August 2014

South Sudanese children seeking education at all costs

South Sudanese children seeking education at all costs

A 10-year-old boy pulls a sheet of paper from his exercise book. He tears it into two, giving one to a boy sitting on the ground next to him. Another one spreads out his hand too. The 10-year-old looks at him for a few seconds, then opens his almost used up exercise book and tears out another empty sheet of paper. He gives it to the one who asked, and is rewarded with a radiant smile.

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