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Over US$1.4 billion needed for South Sudan refugees in 2017

Original story at UNHCR• 8 mentions • 5 months ago

UNHCR 5 months ago

 
GENEVA – The UN Refugee Agency and the World Food Programme today urged donors to step up support for desperate refugees fleeing South Sudan. Humanitarian agencies are seeking US$ 1.4 billion to provide life-saving aid to South Sudanese refugees in the six neighbouring countries until the end of 2017 – according to an updated response plan presented in Geneva on Monday. The South Sudanese refugee response plan so far remains only 14 per cent funded. “Bitter conflict and deteriorating humanitarian conditions in South Sudan are driving people from their homes in record numbers,” said UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo ...
 
 
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17 May
Refugees Internat'l @RefugeesIntl
RT @EricSchwartzRI: USG played key role in #SouthSudan independence--USG must now do more to help #refugees https://t.co/2gH5Pwyxb3 #WithR…
17 May
oli2be @oli2be
The suffering of the #SouthSudan|ese people is just unimaginable https://t.co/Rq62CdaV3h RT @Refugees @Oxfam #War #Famine
16 May
Oxfam International @Oxfam
"The suffering of the South Sudanese people is just unimaginable": https://t.co/quYyRy0gxG @Refugees #SouthSudan #famine
16 May
World Food Programme @WFP
RT @UN: #SouthSudan conflict is driving people from homes in record numbers – life-saving aid must be provided https://t.co/Wf6QVl9tIT via…
15 May
Jaspreet Kindra @Minikindra
RT @LilingTan: UN refugee agency says $1.4B needed for South Sudan aid response, but only 14% funded so far. https://t.co/apDdU2GXlm
15 May
UN Peacekeeping @UNPeacekeeping
RT @UN: #SouthSudan conflict is driving people from homes in record numbers – life-saving aid must be provided https://t.co/Wf6QVl9tIT via…
15 May
United Nations @UN
#SouthSudan conflict is driving people from homes in record numbers – life-saving aid must be provided https://t.co/Wf6QVl9tIT via @Refugees
15 May
UN Refugee Agency @Refugees
Bitter #SouthSudan conflict is driving people from their homes in record numbers – life-saving aid must be provided https://t.co/lJwJg2F251