Month: August 2018

South Sudan: CARE intensifies response to prevent malnutrition crisis in South Sudan 300,000 severely malnourished children at high risk of death

    Juba, South Sudan (August 20, 2018). As South Sudan continues to grapple with extremely high levels of food insecurity, recent nutrition surveys conducted by CARE in Unity State show a worrying trend of malnutrition particularly in Mayom, Pariang and Rubkona counties. According to the findings, Mayom, Pariang and Rubkona counties registered remarkably high

New Fish Storage Facility Launched in Greater Jonglei to Foster Community Interdependence and Sustainable Peace

29 June 2018, Juba — A new facility to improve fish processing and storage was commissioned today in Bor along a critical supply chain benefiting both Fangak Nuer and Jonglei Dinka communities. The facility is funded by the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) and the United Nations Development Programme. “The launch of this

Mercy Corps Joins Efforts to Prevent Spread of Ebola in DRC Global organization rapidly expands large-scale humanitarian response in eastern part of country

August 14, 2018 Global organization Mercy Corps is expanding its existing humanitarian response in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to help prevent the spread of Ebola. The tenth outbreak of the disease in the country has already killed 39 people. This week, Mercy Corps emergency teams are distributing hand-washing stations for health facilities