Posts Tagged: jonglei

Humanitarian emergency in Jonglei

The Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations in partnership with Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) mission partners have been following the violence in South Sudan.  We encourage prayer for a peace resolution to this situation. The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan, Ms. Lise Grande issued the following statement: (Juba, 7 January 2012): Humanitarian agencies are… Read more »

UN officials speak out on violence in South Sudan

The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan, Ms. Lise Grande reported yesterday on the humanitarian crisis occurring in the Jonglei state.  The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has reported, “The UN is mounting a ‘massive emergency support programme’ to help thousands of people return home after inter-communal clashes between the Lou… Read more »

UN statement on Jonglei violence

Below is taken directly from Office of the Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan from the Sudan Tribune.     (Juba, 24 August 2011): The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan, Ms. Lise Grande, has expressed her concern about the impact of renewed inter-communal violence on the civilian population in Jonglei State. Clashes… Read more »

Pray for peace in Jonglei

Jonglei State in southern Sudan is among the regions where violence is taking place. In this instance, much of the violence is situated in Pibor County. The conflict involves  people of the Murle and Lou Nuer ethnic groups. Cattle raiding and the abduction of children and women are part of the violence. There have been… Read more »

Pray for Sudan

Reports have been received about an increase in violence in central Jonglei state in Southern Sudan. Please hold the people of the region in prayer. Please pray for all the people of Sudan as the process for creating the new…

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Sudan Advocacy Action Forum update

Our friends at the Sudan Advocacy Action Forum have posted an update on the situation in Sudan. Topics covered include: Sudan has world’s largest population of Internally Displaced People Truly a critical moment for Sudan – U.S. Senator John Kerry…

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