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NILE SISTERS PRESENTS "REFUGEE CRISIS: SPOTLIGHT ON SOUTH SUDAN" SEPT. 28

September 22, 2017 (San Diego) --On September 28, 2017, Nile Sisters Development Initiative (NSDI) will host "Refugee Crisis: Spotlight on South Sudan," an event featuring an informative panel of South Sudanese leaders and key stakeholders. The panelists will discuss the founding of Republic of Sout

EASTCOUNTYMAGAZINE.ORG - 2017-09-23 02:46:48

They Came to America Fleeing a Brutal Civil War. Trump Just Decided They Need To Go Back.

Refugees from South Sudan wait to be resettled into a camp in Sudan. On September 18,2017 the Department of Homeland Security announced that South Sudan will continue to be part of the Temporary Protected Status program. Sudan however, will lose its TPS designation next year. Mohamed Babiker/Xinhua

MOTHER JONES - 2017-09-22 06:00:28

US boosts aid for war famines by $575 million

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The United States said Thursday it will spend another $575 million dollars to help the millions facing starvation and violence amid wars and unrest in Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria, and Somalia. "This additional funding brings the total US humanitarian assistanc

BREITBART - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

UNHCR South Sudan Factsheet - August 2017

In Juba, the Directorate of Nationality, Passports and Immigration (DNPI) and UNHCR conducted a training on Nationality Laws of South Sudan and prevention/reduction of statelessness in the country for 46 officers from the Directorate. Since 2012 UNHCR has trained 1,000 DNPI/other government official

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-22 07:08:00

Is peace possible in South Sudan?

21 September 2017: South Sudan may be the world's youngest country, but the region has a long and turbulent history of conflict - and of peace. In the absence of formal governance, traditional processes to resolve conflict have held society together. The establishment of a National Dialogue process

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-22 00:49:00

Despite proposed budget cuts, officials say the U.S. is committed to humanitarian aid

A search-and-rescue team from Los Angeles comprising 67 people, five dogs and 62 tons of excavating equipment arrived in Mexico City on Thursday morning to help locate survivors of the recent earthquake. They are the sixth disaster assistance response team currently dispatched by the U.S. Agency for

WASHINGTON POST - 2017-09-21 10:40:00

War robs South Sudan youths of childhood, says bishops' leader

KHARTOUM, Sudan (CNS) - War in South Sudan has robbed young people of their childhood and given them challenges unknown to their peers in most other countries, said the head of the Sudan Catholic Bishops' Conference. "My heart breaks at the thought that your childhoods are being taken away from you

CATHOLICPHILLY.COM - 2017-09-21 15:59:50

S. Sudan Engages Texas NGO to Initiate Grassroots Peace Initiative

Dallas, TX, Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- S. Sudan Vice President Taban Deng Gai meets today with Bishop Elias Taban, leader of Yei's Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC) and recipient of the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Citizen Award, and Steve Roese, co-founder of Texas-based Water i

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2017-09-21 19:54:00

Tunisian Navy Rescues Dozens of Migrants in Leaking Boat

Tunisia's navy rescued 78 migrants including two girls after their vessel en route to Europe took on water off the coast of Chebba and was stranded for three days, the defense ministry said Friday. Human traffickers increasingly use Tunisia as a launch pad for migrants heading for Europe after Libya

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2017-09-22 05:36:39

Facing crime wave, residents in South Sudan capital pay police for protection

JUBA (Reuters) - Residents of South Sudan's capital say they are collecting cash to pay police unofficially to patrol their neighbourhoods, amid a crime wave and a cash crunch that means authorities often cannot pay their wages. Robbers killed more than 60 people last month in Juba, twice as many a

REUTERS UK - 2017-09-22 01:01:22

Bulletin: Cholera/AWD Outbreaks in Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Update - (as at 20 September 2017)

More than 102,010 cholera / AWD cases and 1548 deaths (Case Fatality Rate: 1.5%) have been reported in 11 of 21 countries of Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) since the beginning of 2017. These countries include; Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanza

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-22 09:47:00

Communique of the 720th meeting of the PSC, at the ministerial level, on the situation in South Sudan

Download PDF (282.91 KB) The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 720th meeting held on 20 September 2017 at the ministerial level, adopted the following decision on the situation in South Sudan: Council, Takes note of the report of the Chairperson of the AU Commission, His E

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-22 07:42:00

Learning to Live With a Changing World Map

On Jan. 8, 1918, less than a year after the United States entered World War I, President Woodrow Wilson spoke before a joint session of Congress to present a vision of a radically new international system that he believed would prevent the outbreak of another war. Wilson called for an "impartial adj

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-22 14:28:18

Meet the World's Leaders, in Hypocrisy

Leaders from around the world have descended on New York for United Nations meetings, fancy parties, ringing speeches about helping the poor - and a big dose of hypocrisy. And - finally! - this is one area where President Trump has shown global leadership. If there were an award for United Nations c

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-21 07:21:11

The Latest: South Sudan official expresses optimism at UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local): 11:15 a.m. South Sudan's first vice president says the government is confident that peace will soon return to the world's newest nation after nearly four years of civil war. Tabo Deng Gai told the U.N. General

TOWNHALL - 2017-09-23 18:29:00

South Sudan Students in Uganda Celebrate International Day of Peace

To celebrate the International Day of Peace, South Sudanese students studying at universities in Uganda are embracing their country's cultural diversity to foster peace rather than focusing on tribal differences that have torn apart South Sudan in a nearly four-year-long conflict. The South Sudanese

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2017-09-21 17:15:17

UN: Elections in South Sudan Next Year Would be Catastrophic

United Nations experts warn that elections in South Sudan next year would be catastrophic and lead to more violence in the conflict-torn country. A report on the humanitarian consequences of civil war has been submitted to the U.N. Human Rights Council. The Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2017-09-20 11:38:13

Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) Republic of South Sudan W35 2017 (Aug 28 - Sep 03)

Completeness for IDSR reporting at county level was 68%. Completeness for EWARS reporting from IDP sites was 81% . A total of 23 alerts were reported, of which 39% have been verified. 1 alert was risk assessed and 0 required a response. Response A total of 0 new cholera cases and 0 deaths (CFR 0.0%

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-20 11:31:00

TDRP Quarterly Report FY17: April - June 2017

During this quarter, the TDRP made progress in supporting implementation for the next phase of the African Union DDR Program (DDRCP), maintains its technical and financial assistance provided at the country level in CAR, Mali, DRC, Yemen and continues to monitor events in South Sudan. This report co

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-20 10:27:00

World hunger escalates, says UN report

A 2-year-old girl eats a meal in an internally displaced camp in Riimenze, South Sudan, April 29. Up to 20 million people in South Sudan, Yemen, Somalia and northeast Nigeria face the prospect of famine this year. (CNS/Paul Jeffrey) The numbers of hungry people in the world, which had been steadil

NCRONLINE.ORG - 2017-09-20 07:00:00