Category - South Sudan

  • August 22, 2016

    On World Humanitarian Day, (Friday August 19 2016), Christian Aid has paid tribute to aid workers who face significant dangers and difficulties as they provide relief to people caught up in crisis zones.

  • July 28, 2016

    Aid agencies have warned that South Sudan faces a spiralling humanitarian crisis as the recent surge in fighting prevents them from providing urgent help to millions of people in need.

  • July 19, 2016

    The Chair of Christian Aid, the Rt Rev Dr Rowan Williams, has spoken out against the recent fighting in South Sudan, where armed clashes in the capital, Juba, claimed nearly 300 lives and forced thousands of people to abandon their homes.

  • July 13, 2016

    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan has reported that the ceasefire in the crisis-gripped country appears to be “largely holding, barring sporadic gunfire”, while the UN refugee agency has urged countries to keep their borders open for people fleeing tensions in Juba, where the human rights wing has warned the situation is “deteriorating rapidly.”

  • June 30, 2016

    United Nations agencies have warned that the level of food insecurity in South Sudan is at the highest since the start of the conflict two and a half years ago.

  • January 22, 2016

    Hundreds of extra-judicial killings, enforced disappearances, gang-rapes, sexual slavery, forced abortion, massive recruitment of child soldiers and indiscriminate attacks against civilians with entire villages burned down have been perpetrated by all in sides in South Sudan, says the UN.

  • December 2, 2015

    Christian Aid has expressed deep concerned at the deteriorating humanitarian and security situation in Western Equatoria, South Sudan, in which one of its long-term partners, Mundri Relief & Development Association (MRDA) has been attacked.

  • October 27, 2015

    After reports of alleged violations and abuses of human rights committed by both parties to the conflict in South Sudan, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is deploying a 10-member mission to the country to assess the situation.

  • August 28, 2015

    Christian Aid has welcomed the signing of the South Sudan Compromise Peace Agreement and called on all parties involved to observe the Cessation of Hostilities.

  • July 21, 2015

    Rowan Williams and the Bishop of Torit, Bishop Emeritus Paride Taban, have led a day of discussions on achieving sustainable peace and unity in South Sudan.