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There is no political agreement reach between the government and SPLA in opposition despite the IGAD sponsored peace talks in Adisababa since the alleged coup. South Sudan is getting worse every day, and hope for peace is weak as the clashes continue to take place in Jonglei state between the regime and rebel forces.
Despite the glimmer of hope, the world newest country remains a troubled nation. People are continuing to flee into Uganda, and long-time refugees in the country fear to return home.
Thanks for your recent donation to Fund Healthcare and medicines in South Sudan project.
Your recent contributions and donations from South Sudanese in Diaspora helped to supply the village clinic with: four boxes malaria tablet, six boxes hydrochloride, two boxes Daktacort and three boxes Clotrimazole.
Due to much rain it is impossible for Noah Van to drive on the muddy road to Omilling. The only vehicle that manages in this harsh environment is the veteran 4x4 Land Rover Defender. However, it is grounded down for an accident.
The supplies had been delivered to a clinic that is 25 kilometers away from Omilling, and the chief will make the arrangement with the to transport these supplies to the village clinic.
The clinic has been educating parents about the dangers of using witch doctors. This resulted in a decrease in parents taking their children to witchcrafts that led to an increase in the number of boys, girls, and adults needing the outpatient services, thus increased clinic operation costs.
In the next quarter, a new field progress report will be posted, so that you get to know how the impact of your contribution is saving lives from the project on the ground.
Thanks for your recent generous donation to Fund Healthcare and medicines in South Sudan project.
With your donation, and money from South Sudanese in Diaspora we purchased and supplied the clinic with eight box malaria tablet, five box hydrochloride, six box Daktacort, and six box Clotrimazole.
It has been raining heavily in the last few months, which resulted in driving to Omilling nearly impossible. However, the veteran 4X4 Land Rover Defender manages well in a harsh environment. It has reached Omilling after a fierce fight with water and muddy road.
If the next generation is to prosper in Omilling it is so important that the issue of children's health is addressed.
The clinic has also been educating parents about the dangers of using witch doctors. This has resulted in a marked decrease in parents taking their children to these people, but of course this has led to an increase in the numbers of children and adults attending the outpatient services, and thus increased treatment costs for the clinic.
All of this has dramatically increased the funding required to run the clinic. In 2014 we need to do more to ensure all those children needing treatment can get it. Every child's life is so precious and we will do whatever it takes to help them.
South Sudan on the Brink of Famine as Fighting Rages On. Aid agencies predict that South Sudan could be headed for the worst famine since the 1984 Ethiopian famine. The United Nations has warned that a famine looms if there is no end to the fighting that erupted in mid-December between the government and rebels. More than a third of the nation's roughly 11 million people could be on the brink of starvation by the end of the year, UN officials claim.
In the next quarter, a new field progress report will be posted, so that you get to know how the impact of your contribution is saving lives from Omilling the project ground.
Thanks for your recent generous donation to Fund Healthcare and medicines in South Sudan.
Only months ago an alleged coup in South Sudan has left hundreds dead, and many in the region concerned for what the coming months may bring for the world's youngest country.
More than one million people have been forced from their homes by the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, the UN says. Of these, 803,200 have been displaced within the country, and another 254,000 have fled to neighboring countries, according to the latest UN report. It warns that the situation is likely to get worse as the violence continues.
Driving to Omilling went well because it has just started to rain. The road is very bad but the veteran 4x4 Land rover defender is suited for driving in harsh condition, and in the worst period it fights unpaved road to and from Omilling. In the months to come we will do our best to get the supplies to the clinic to save lives. The population had increased because people are moving from towns to do domestic farming in the village. This had added pressure on the scarce resources not enough to meet the growing demand of the output services on a daily basis.
With your contribution the following are supplied - seven small boxes malaria tablets, four box Terbinafine/hydrochloride, six boxes Daktacort, and boxes Clotrimazole/hydrocortisone.
In the next quarter a new progress field report will be posted, so that you get to know how the impact of your contribution is saving lives in the ground.
At this time, I would assume you have been following the ongoing news about South Sudan's 11 days old uprising. Gunshots continue to be heard in some areas of Juba, and now fighting has intensified, and moved to other States.
The fighting is between the Government and rebel forces. It remains unclear as to how many people have lost their lives during this man-made senseless uprising. Unconfirmed reports state up to 500 people have died in Juba alone and thousands are continuing to seek refuge at UN premises in both Bor and Juba.
Many civilians are now heading to the countryside crossing through the bush of Omilling by footing from Juba. These civilians are fleeing for a fear that a full scale civil war might break out any time. We are facing pressure, and it is a dire situation for the village clinic at this time. I'm not sure how we can ease a pressure of this influx if we don't get help, said Edward, healthcare volunteer. A week ago, it was bad in Juba, now the situation has calm down. We treat 50 fleeing patients a day at Omilling village clinic before they journey to their villages.
We are asking you to support the fleeing people with essential medicines, specially the children.
Our delivery to the clinic has been halted from October to November due to heavy rainfall. Delivery has been resumed even if the road is not safe to drive, but our veteran 4x4 land rover defender will fight the muddy road to Omilling. We are delivering the supplies which could have been delivered two months ago first. From December onward delivery will be made each month once as before.
This December we are delivering the following medicines: 4 small boxes malaria tablets, 2 box Terbinafine/hydrochloride, 2 boxes Daktacort, and 3 boxes Clotrimazole/hydrocortisone. The land Rover Defender has made first delivery after two months of heavy rainfall.
In the next three months a new field report will be posted, so you get to see the impact of your investment how it is improving the lives of beneficiaries in Omilling.
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