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- Looming hunger, no health care – children at risk in Lafon, South Sudan
Over 900 youth in South Sudan’s Lakes State get skills to boost employment opportunities through provision of market driven services and peace building activities.
Save the Children South Sudan in Partnership with UNFPA and the Health Cluster ensuring survivors of sexual violence receive better treatment.
Lafon in South Sudan, an area known for its beautiful scenery and seasonal wildlife migration is experiencing the worst hunger. In a recent assessment by Save the Children, Lafon has severe acute malnutrition rate of 2.9% well above the humanitarian threshold. Ravaged by insecurity and hunger, more than half of the population in the town remain displaced.
Children from states worst-affected by conflict in South Sudan have spoken out and demanded that their right to learn be respected as a top priority
Hear It From The Children’(HIFTC) report provides a fascinating insight into what children from communities that have been most affected by the South Sudan conflict consider to be their top priorities. A clear message has emerged from the children, and it is that, “…we want to learn – even during war.” It is a simple but powerful message that challenges us all to re-think how we can best respond to children’s needs in times of conflict