IOM South Sudan Monthly Update – April 2019

SITUATION OVERVIEW

In April, armed violence in Kuajena, Jur River County led to an influx of new arrivals in the Wau protection of civilian (PoC) site. To support the new arrivals, IOM provided shelter support, psychological first aid and basic …

East African Countries Move to Ban Skin-Bleaching Products

East African countries moved a step closer to approving a ban on skin-bleaching products.

The East African Legislative Assembly passed a resolution this month to ban the manufacture and importation of soaps, cosmetics and beauty products containing hydroquinone, an ingredient …

East African Countries Move to Ban Skin-Bleaching Products

East African countries moved a step closer to approving a ban on skin-bleaching products.

The East African Legislative Assembly passed a resolution this month to ban the manufacture and importation of soaps, cosmetics and beauty products containing hydroquinone, an ingredient …

UNMISS and partners aim to de-militarize civilian facilities; improve conditions for returns in Upper Nile

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and partners are working with military commanders and government officials to create a safe and secure environment for displaced people to return home, including by demilitarizing civilian installations such as schools and …

South Sudan Situation Report, 20 May 2019

HIGHLIGHTS

More than 20,000 people displaced in Jur River County

Almost half of displaced people intend to leave Malakal Protection of Civilians site

Measles outbreak confirmed in 11 counties in South Sudan, upsurge in cases globally

United Nations allocates $11 …

South Sudan Situation Report, 20 May 2019

HIGHLIGHTS

More than 20,000 people displaced in Jur River County

Almost half of displaced people intend to leave Malakal Protection of Civilians site

Measles outbreak confirmed in 11 counties in South Sudan, upsurge in cases globally

United Nations allocates $11 …

Actress Priyanka Chopra Promotes Refugee Education on Ethiopia Visit

Actress Priyanka Chopra is in Ethiopia to promote access to education for refugee children.

Chopra is a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations children’s agency. She spoke with The Associated Press after visiting a school for refugees from neighboring Sudan.…