South Sudan

SOUTH SUDAN: United Nations Reports Nearly 5 Million People Urgently Need Food, Agriculture and Nutrition Assistance

By at March 1, 2017 | 4:24 pm

SOUTH SUDAN: United Nations Reports Nearly 5 Million People Urgently Need Food, Agriculture and Nutrition Assistance

(MissionNewswire) A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan and UN agencies warn that almost 5 million people urgently need food, agriculture and nutrition assistance. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) noted in a recent article that ongoing war and a collapsing economy have left some 100,000 people facing starvation, and another 1 more...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Priest Feeds 4,000 Displaced as Refugee Crisis Escalates

By at December 13, 2016 | 6:21 am

SOUTH SUDAN: Priest Feeds 4,000 Displaced as Refugee Crisis Escalates

(MissionNewswire) Father David Tulimelli, parish priest at the Salesian St. Vincent de Paul parish which operates Don Bosco Gumbo, has recently been praised for his efforts to assist those who have been internally displaced by the ongoing conflict in South Sudan. According to a Premier Christian Radio article, Fr. Tulimelli fed 4,000 in a year as the country's refugee more...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Operate Leprosy Program, Hospital in Tonj

By at December 6, 2016 | 5:42 pm

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Operate Leprosy Program, Hospital in Tonj

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have been working in Tonj, a town in the northwest region of South Sudan, for several years. Their focus has been on providing education and social development services for poor youth through the operation of primary and secondary schools and youth centers. In addition, the missionaries operate several medical clinics, including a more...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Providing Shelter, Services to Those Facing Violence in Morobo

By at September 9, 2016 | 1:55 pm

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Providing Shelter, Services to Those Facing Violence in Morobo

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian-run Don Bosco Mission Morobo in South Sudan has been working with local residents to keep safe and prepared in the event the violent clashes that have been happening across the country erupt in their local area. Morobo County is located in the southern central tip of the South Sudan close to both Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. more...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Aid Thousands Fleeing for Their Lives

By at July 12, 2016 | 4:05 pm

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Aid Thousands Fleeing for Their Lives

(MissionNewsire) A fragile truce has been declared by both sides in the struggle for power in South Sudan after days of fighting erupted coinciding with the country’s fifth anniversary of independence from Sudan. On Monday, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir demanded an immediate end to the fighting between his soldiers and those loyal to his rival Vice President Riek more...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Respond to Humanitarian Crisis in Wau After Clashes Claim 50 Lives

By at June 30, 2016 | 11:34 am

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Respond to Humanitarian Crisis in Wau After Clashes Claim 50 Lives

(MissionNewsire) A new round of clashes between a new rebel group and government troops in Wau, a remote town 650 kilometers northwest of the capital city of Juba in South Sudan, has left more than 50 people dead, according to a recent report by the Associated Press (Nairobi Bureau). Many residents have fled their homes in search of safety. The AP article notes that South more...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Dig New Well Providing Close to 4,000 People Clean, Safe Water

By at April 4, 2016 | 1:11 pm

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries Dig New Well Providing Close to 4,000 People Clean, Safe Water

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have completed a water well project in Morobo, a village less than two miles away from Don Bosco Gumbo, a Salesian center located in the town of Gumbo on the outskirts of Juba, the largest city and capital of South Sudan. The village had been completely destroyed during the country’s fight for independence in 2011 and much of its more...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries at Don Bosco Gumbo are Providing School Supplies and Food Aid to Those Internally Displaced

By at March 3, 2016 | 6:31 am

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Missionaries at Don Bosco Gumbo are Providing School Supplies and Food Aid to Those Internally Displaced

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries at Don Bosco Gumbo, located in the town of Gumbo on the outskirts of Juba, the largest city and capital of South Sudan, have been continuing their work in the area despite violence and increasing famine in the country. Recently, missionaries have begun providing food aid to the more than 3,000 internally displaced people who are more...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Summer Camp Provides Activities for 270 Marginalized Youth

By at January 14, 2016 | 6:04 pm

SOUTH SUDAN: Salesian Summer Camp Provides Activities for 270 Marginalized Youth

(MissionNewswire) In December, 270 youth took part in a 10-day summer camp operated by Don Bosco Gumbo located in the town of Gumbo on the outskirts of Juba, the largest city and capital of South Sudan. The camp was organized by Salesian missionaries in collaboration with members of the St. Vincent de Paul parish. Students from Salesian schools in the area, youth from more...

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WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs Assisting Refugees around the Globe

By at June 18, 2015 | 1:32 pm

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Educational Programs Assisting Refugees around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) In countries around the globe, Salesian missionaries are assisting close to 400,000 refugees and internally displaced persons whose lives have been affected by war, persecution, famine and natural disasters such as floods, droughts and earthquakes. Salesian programs provide refugees much needed education and technical skills training, workforce more...

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