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Friday 15 November 2019

South Sudan: More than 200,000 children forced to flee their homes following flooding

Families already facing extreme malnutrition now taking refuge in displaced to temporary shelters

Monday 11 November 2019

Pneumonia is killing one child every hour in South Sudan

Pneumonia claimed the lives of 7,640 children under the age of five in South Sudan last year, or one child every hour, according to a new UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality analysis.

Monday 19 August 2019

I’m here to serve. I put every last child first despite hard times.

Abyei, South Sudan - There is an excitement around “firsts” that to me, borders on hysteria. Parents in particular wait, watch and use all kinds of technology to capture their child’s “firsts” – their baby’s first word, first smile, first steps, first day in school….

Most firsts relate to something positive, but are they all? Sometimes, it can be our first fall that helps us to learn - which bring me to a recent experience as part of my work with Save the Children in South Sudan.

Friday 16 August 2019

Women saving lives of children in hard to reach areas

Kapoeta, South Sudan - Women humanitarians in South Sudan are not only the frontline workers putting their lives on the line to save others but doing whatever it takes to reach the ‘hard to reach areas.

Nachai, 32, Save the Children volunteer who screens U5 children and educates mothers/Tito Justin

Friday 7 June 2019

Pocket-sized innovation, giant impact: New app and online system launches in South Sudan to support most vulnerable children

The innovations will support case workers helping unaccompanied and separated children, child survivors of sexual violence, and children associated with armed groups.

JUBA, South Sudan 07 June 2019- A new online database and application designed to better protect children in emergencies is today being launched in Juba by UNICEF, Save the Children and a network of child protection organisations.

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