While we consider the topic of asylum seekers a pressing political issue here in Australia, the truth is we receive about one half of a per cent of all the refugees in the world. By contrast, Sub-Saharan Africa hosts more than 26 per cent of the world’s refugee population. The number of refugees in East, […]
Media release: ceasefire a pivotal moment, but 2.5 million still facing severe hunger
One year on from the start of the crisis that has left more than 1.5 million people in urgent need of food and shelter, and fleeing for their lives, a new report from CARE says South Sudan is in danger of falling into further crisis if the country’s health system is not significantly improved. The […]
Women and girls continue to bear the brunt of close to a year of conflict and humanitarian crisis.
In South Sudan, tens of thousands people have been killed by war, hunger and disease, and more than 1.8 million have fled their homes and villages in what the United Nations has called ‘the world’s worst food crisis’.
For 70-something Mary Mbek Anger, life has become a living nightmare.