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Developing countries host 85prc of the world's refugees +Video

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SHAFAQNA- 85 percent of the world's refugees live in developing countries. A new deal for refugees means a new deal for host countries. The world's poorest countries continue to shoulder the burden of the global refugee crisis, according…

2018 Nansen Refugee Award dedicated to South Sudanese Surgeon

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SHAFAQNA- The only functional hospital in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State runs by Dr. Evan Atar Adaha, serving more than 200,000 people, including 144,000 refugees. Evan Atar Adaha, head surgeon and medical director at a remote hospital…

Norway: South Sudan Crisis is Man-Made, Government Must Act

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SHAFAQNA - Norway's foreign minister says South Sudan's leaders have inflicted a massive humanitarian crisis on the population threatened by a famine, adding that a stop in fighting in the civil war is needed urgently. Borge Brende says…

S Sudan Government still Buying Arms Despite Famine

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SHAFAQNA - South Sudan's government is mainly to blame for famine in parts of the war-torn country, yet President Salva Kiir is still boosting his forces using millions of dollars from oil sales, according to a confidential United Nations report. UN…

South Sudan agrees to 4,000 more UN peacekeepers

SHAFAQNA - South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has agreed to the deployment of 4,000 additional UN peacekeepers after initially rejecting the regional protection force as a breach of its sovereignty.    Kiir made the announcement on Sunday…