Defying the odds: The story of a Nepalese female peacekeeper serving in South Sudan

Lance Corporal Mina Thapa not only defied the odds by joining the army � a male-dominated field � but went a notch higher by accepting to be a part of the Nepalese military peacekeeping force, now serving in South Sudan, …

War kills over 100,000 babies a year: Save the Children

At least 100,000 babies die every year because of armed conflict and its impact, from hunger to denial of aid, Save the Children International said on Friday.

In the 10 worst-hit countries, a conservative estimate of 550,000 infants died as …

South Sudan Situation: UNHCR Regional Update (1-31 December 2018)

2,276,984

South Sudanese refugees in the region as of 31 December 2018 (pre- and post-Dec 2013 caseload).

3,619

South Sudanese refugee arrivals in December 2018.

291,824

Refugees in South Sudan and 1.87 million IDPs including 194,916 in UNMISS Protection of …

South Sudan Situation: UNHCR Regional Update (1-31 December 2018)

2,276,984

South Sudanese refugees in the region as of 31 December 2018 (pre- and post-Dec 2013 caseload).

3,619

South Sudanese refugee arrivals in December 2018.

291,824

Refugees in South Sudan and 1.87 million IDPs including 194,916 in UNMISS Protection of …

Alleged Torture Case Renews Focus on Russian Military Contractors in Central Africa

When a crowd in Bambari, in the Central African Republic, accused Mahamat Nour Mamadou of belonging to a militia group tied to the country’s previous regime, the consequences were swift and harsh.

Soldiers whisked Mamadou away to a nearby town …

Aid Groups: Africa Welcomes Refugees, But Freedom and Jobs Needed

African nations, which host more than 20 million people forced to flee their homes, must enforce international agreements to better protect and provide opportunities for those escaping conflict and disaster, aid groups said Tuesday.

Refugees and internally displaced people topped …

FAO in the 2019 humanitarian appeal: South Sudan – Humanitarian Response Plan 2019

to assist

4.8 million people

FAO requires

USD 75 million

period

January � December 2019

Despite the recent peace agreement, extreme levels of acute food insecurity are expected to persist in areas of continued conflict and poor harvests, calling for …

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