Published on Tuesday, 03 May 2016 14:59
For over two years, South Sudan has been facing a civil war. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), one fifth of the population - about 2 million people - is displaced. While the President Salva Kiir has divided the country in 28 States, creating new intercommunity tensions, access to basic services is becoming increasingly difficult for one of the poorest populations in the world.
Published on Thursday, 03 December 2015 15:54
The protracted crisis in South Sudan has so far led a staggering 1.6 million people on the barren roads of displacement in the past two years alone. Wau Shilluk, in the Shilluk Kingdom on the west bank of the White Nile in Upper Nile State, was originally a village of 3,000 souls before the arrival of 40,000 displaced persons, exerting pressure on natural resources. Yves Bertrand, SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL's water, sanitation and hygiene programme manager, describes the situation.