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South Sudan

02/07/2020

Pieri violence: “I knew we had to prepare for the worst”

Istifanus Chindong Damulak, MSF Medical Team Leader in Lankien, South Sudan, gives a personal account of the violence in and around Pieri this May, that killed over 200 people – including an MSF staff member – and left a further 300 wounded.

A view of the PoC site in Pibor © MSF
24/06/2020

Intense fighting in eastern South Sudan, once again, forces thousands of people to flee

A new and brutal rise in intercommunal clashes in the Greater Pibor Administrative area yet again threatens the lives of entire communities. 

19/05/2020

South Sudan: Renewed violence in Pieri kills and wounds dozens, including MSF staff

An MSF member of staff was killed and two more were injured during intense fighting that erupted over the weekend in and around Pieri in Jonglei State.

A COVID-19 n infection prevention and control (IPC) training for the staff of the Al Sabah hospital in Juba
14/05/2020

South Sudan: Increase in COVID-19 patients is very worrying

In two weeks, the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 in South Sudan has jumped from six to over 200, MSF Head of Mission in South Sudan, Claudio Miglietta, shares this flash quote. 

30/04/2020

Crisis Update: Fighting COVID-19 in East Africa

Across East Africa , MSF teams are working hard to keep providing essential medical services, taking steps to keep patients and staff safe as well as launching new activities to respond directly to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

24/03/2020

Tackling TB in Sudan and South Sudan

Over recent years, MSF has integrated the diagnosis and treatment of TB into some of its medical programmes in Sudan and South Sudan in order to help tackle this disease, treating refugees, internally displaced people and local communities.

Suzanne & Mariel assess condition of 10-year-old Nyaduoth in the MSF hospital © Gabriele Casini/MSF
17/03/2020

South Sudan: massive influx of wounded and displaced people as clashes continue in Jonglei and the Greater Pibor administrative area

Our teams have received a mass influx of 83 wounded patients in Pieri and Lankien over the space of just five days between 9-13 March, and have treated 45 gunshot wounds in Pibor over the past month

Thousands flee into the bush as conflict intensifie
02/03/2020

South Sudan: Thousands flee into the bush as conflict intensifies

Thousands of people have fled for their lives and are seeking refuge in an area adjacent to the The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) site in Pibor town after an  outbreak of violence in Jonglei State and the Greater Pibor Administrative area of South Sudan

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