South Sudan

World Politics
0 Global crises cause humanitarian spending to spike

The amount of money spent on humanitarian aid reached a record high last year. Disasters like the typhoon in the Philippines, the crisis in the Central African Republic and the ongoing civil war in Syria all contributed. Government humanitarian aid increased by 24% from 2012 to 2013, totaling  $22 billion billion.…

Global Health
0 The Cholera Vaccine: from shunned idea to celebrated response

A South-Sudanese family waits in the cholera isolation ward of Juba Teaching Hospital in the capital Juba, South SudanAP Photo/Matthew Abbott A cholera outbreak in South Sudan’s Jonglei state has affected nearly 1,500 people, says the UN. International agencies are rushing to stem the spread of the water-borne disease. One…

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