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Women collecting food at the food drop zone in Lankien, South Sudan. Photo by Dominic Kango/Oxfam
Women collecting food at the food drop zone in Lankien, South Sudan. Photo by Dominic Kango/Oxfam As the world celebrates the International Day of Peace today, Oxfam reiterates commitment to support the people of South Sudan to achieve peace and prosperity in their lifetime. South Sudan has been...
The humanitarian community has lost a true hero Alex 3.jpg Alex Lokwe Morjan, 43, passed away peacefully on July 14, 2020, in Lankien, Jonglei state after a short illness. At the time of his death, Alex was Oxfam’s Food Distribution Team Leader, based in the Lankien office, supporting a project...
Photo by Kieran Doherty/Oxfam
We welcome the appointment of eight state governors after delay, negotiations and eventually compromise by the parties to the 2018 revitalized peace agreement. These long-awaited appointments are an important step towards implementing the peace agreement and steering the country towards peace...
Following the gang-rape of an 8-year-old girl in Juba, South Sudan, young women activists took to the streets to protest and to demand justice. They marched (while physically distancing, wearing facial masks and hand gloves) and carried placards and posters with messages and strong quotes against...
#BorntoLead is campaign driven by a coalition of South Sudanese women’s rights organisations. For more information about the campaign contact: borntoleadssd@gmail.com
The Global Compact on Refugees, signed by the international community in December 2018, provided that a Global Refugee Forum should be convened every four years. In December 2019, the first ever Global Refugee Forum took place in Geneva, Switzerland. During the Forum, states and other actors...
South Sudan is a country filled with real-life stories of women and girls who hope, who dream, who fight to change the world around them – but often, these stories are not told. The Girl Who Fought for Freedom and Other Stories of Courage is one of the many efforts to bring to the surface these...
Oxfam staff distributing water treatment kits in Juba, South Sudan. Albert Gonzalez Farran / Oxfam
By Loice Kiden I became a refugee at the age of seven. I remember crouching in the dark and hearing the sound of gunfire and bombs. All of a sudden, everything had changed: I had no choice but to flee my home in Lainya, South Sudan and walk barefoot for seven days. I winced as I saw traces of blood...
Oxfam staff distributing food to vulnerable families in Jonglei. Bruno Bierrenbach Feder/Oxfam
Almost five years of deadly war has left more people in more parts of South Sudan suffering catastrophic levels of hunger.
A woman carries a sack of food airdropped by the World Food Programme (WFP) and distributed by Oxfam in Padding, Jonglei, South Sudan. Albert González Farran/Oxfam
Entering its fourth year of brutal war, South Sudan is yet again at a critical point in its young life - more South Sudanese are hungrier than ever before. Whilst famine has not been declared, 6.3 million people, almost half the country, are struggling to get enough to eat and are dependent on...

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