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  • SUSPECTED MEASLES CASES CONTINUE TO BE REPORTED – As of 16 February, over 100 cases among both refugee and host communities have been reported in White Nile State camp clinics. Measles outbreaks have been reported across most States in Sudan, affecting Sudanese nationals as well as refugees. The State Ministry of Health and WHO are leading on surveillance, laboratory support and case management. A measles vaccination campaign will launch in April.
    highlight 17 Feb 2019 (1 year ago)
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  • OVER 3,000 REFUGEES ARRIVED IN SUDAN IN FEBRUARY – New refugee arrivals from South Sudan continue to cross into Sudan. Over 6,200 refugees have arrived in Sudan in 2019 so far, arriving from Aweil area in Northern Bahr Ghazal State and Upper Nile State, citing violence, food insecurity and a lack of livelihoods as their reasons for leaving South Sudan.
    highlight 01 Mar 2019 (1 year ago)
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  • The humanitarian situation in South Sudan has also not seen any marked improvement and remains dire. Internal and external displacement continues. The Central African Republic (CAR), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda host a total of 2.28 million refugees from South Sudan.
    highlight 25 Apr 2019 (1 year ago)
    / South Sudan - Refugees
  • UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency welcomes South Sudan’s ground-breaking accession to the 2009 African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons in Africa, also known as the Kampala Convention. The Kampala Convention is the first and only regional legally binding instrument for the protection and assistance of internally displaced persons, which incorporates the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement.
    highlight 10 Jun 2019 (1 year ago)
    / South Sudan - Refugees
  • In Lasu and Makpandu settlements, some 2,150 refugee families received agricultural land from local authorities and host communities.
    highlight 15 Jun 2016 (4 years ago)
    South Sudan / South Sudan - Refugees
  • Thousands of people got together in 12 refugee and IDP sites across South Sudan to commemorate World Refugee Day and support the #WithRefugees campaign.
    highlight 20 Jun 2016 (4 years ago)
    South Sudan / South Sudan - Refugees
  • In Ajuong Thok camp, UNHCR and education partners began a nine-month teacher certification course for 73 primary school and Adult Learning Programme teachers.
    highlight 03 Jun 2016 (4 years ago)
    South Sudan / South Sudan - Refugees
  • In May, 2,908 Sudanese refugees from South Kordofan State arrived in Yida, bringing the number of new arrivals since January 2016 to 7,542.
    highlight 31 May 2016 (4 years ago)
    South Sudan / South Sudan - Refugees
  • In Juba, UNHCR conducted a two-day training for 66 officials from the Directorate of Nationality, Passports and Immigration on South Sudanese nationality laws.
    highlight 10 May 2016 (4 years ago)
    South Sudan / South Sudan - Refugees
  • UNHCR and FAO completed distribution of seeds and agricultural tools to 200,000 refugees and their host communities across South Sudan.
    highlight 01 Jun 2016 (4 years ago)
    South Sudan / South Sudan - Refugees