The government of South Sudan has declared a state of emergency in 27 flood-affected areas across the country.
On 30th October, the government of South Sudan declared a state of emergency across 27 flood-affected areas.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) unveils a first-of-its-kind mobile phone app in which people across the globe can locate communities in remote parts of the world affected by natural disasters, disease outbreaks or conflict.
During some of the most extreme periods of violence, the UN opened its gates to civilians and these bases transitioned into Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites in South Sudan.
MSF is treating many snakebite patients in its project in Agok in South Sudan. Until 2016, MSF was using an antivenom called FAV-Afrique to treat snakebite patients in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Two million South Sudanese are refugees and a further two million are displaced within South Sudan. This means that one-third of the population. Some find themselves in militarised Protection of Civilian (PoC) sites managed by the UN or in other camps. Many people in the camps don’t yet feel safe enough to return to their homes.