Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on South Sudan
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is in Uganda to discuss the South Sudan refugee crisis.
Filippo Grandi will visit the northern district of Adjumani to get a better understanding of the emergency response to the recent mass influx of new arrivals.
The United Nations Development program – UNDP in partnership with the Radio Miraya, a UN radio in South Sudan, have launched a new phase of interactive drama series, as part of the greater efforts designed to rally local communities for peace.
A young girl has made an impassioned plea for peace, amid rising concerns about the situation of children in South Sudan.
Joana John Edward, spoke to Radio Miraya’ Breakfast show, and described how the gunshots and the site of soldiers scared her and sent her into a state of fear.