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Crisis & Disaster Response

South Sudanese Staff Released

Samaritan’s Purse is thankful to God for the safe release of our South Sudanese national staff, who had been detained by armed personnel in the Mayendit area of South Sudan. They were all released Tuesday afternoon local time (March 14).   There was no ransom request, and the previously detained staff members are now in a…

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Our Ministry

Hope for South Sudan

StrengtheningSouth Sudan’s Churches South Sudan Projects 013954 $ Give After many years of persecution, churches in South Sudan are thriving and reaching people with the Good News of Jesus Christ. Facebook Twitter email When a South Sudanese congregation found out a struggling widow named Abuk and her four children had been left homeless because of a fire,…

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Crisis & Disaster Response

How Samaritan’s Purse is Helping South Sudanese Refugees Find Hope in Uganda

The refugee crisis in Africa continues to grow every day. Increasing violence, conflict, and starvation has resulted in hundreds of thousands of people fleeing South Sudan, making it the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis. More than 1.6 million South Sudanese, a 10th of the population, are seeking peace and security outside the country. The numbers…

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Discipleship, Education & Training

Churches in South Sudan Trained to Help Their Neighbors

Like millions of other South Sudanese, Abuk Athian Wol, 38, has endured terrible hardship. When she was young, a disease left her right leg permanently disabled, her father died in war, and her mother passed away not long afterward. At age 23, Abuk was forced to marry a 52-year-old man who died shortly after she…

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Health & Medical Ministries

South Sudan: Compassion Prevails in Conflict

As tensions simmer in South Sudan following recent violence in the capital, Dr. Evan Atar knows all too well what it’s like to keep serving in tumultuous war-time conditions. Dr. Atar is the only full-time surgeon in all of Maban County, located in the northeast part of his country. The soft-spoken, yet always-on-the-go physician oversees…

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Health & Medical Ministries

Cleft Surgeries in South Sudan Continue

Beginning Monday, April 18, and running through Friday, April 22, a 24-member Samaritan’s Purse medical team will be performing free-of-charge cleft lip and palate surgeries at the Juba Teaching Hospital in South Sudan. The hospital has hosted these surgeries for the past 6 years, and more than 100 patients are scheduled for treatment during the…

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Feeding Programs

Samaritan’s Purse Provides Critical Food Assistance for South Sudanese

Food is scarce during South Sudan’s dry season when the land turns brown, dusty, and desolate. Residents and thousands of refugees become more vulnerable to starvation and sickness. “Dry season proves to be difficult in South Sudan,” said Collins Enabu, Samaritan’s Purse Deputy Country Director of Programs. “When people are unable to plant and harvest…

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Crisis & Disaster Response

Hungry Families Rely on Food Distributions in South Sudan

Roda has lived in a refugee camp in South Sudan for eight years and food scarcity is still a burden for this mother of six. No one in Roda’s family is working and her husband left the family about four years ago. She is grateful for the food she receives each month through Samaritan’s Purse…

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Embattled South Sudanese Civilians Find Refuge in Uganda

Chaos currently reigns in South Sudan. The conflict that started in December 2013 between various government officials, and re-erupted in July 2016, has continued to fuel a civil war that has divided the country. Though some of the initial fighting was mainly isolated to a few geographical areas, new regions of the country are increasingly…

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Crisis & Disaster Response

Flying Supplies to South Sudan

Kevin Stratton is a pilot with Missionary Flights International who served with Samaritan’s Purse for a month in Africa. I volunteered to go to Africa to fly immediately after I was told about the opportunity. When my wife and I first felt God’s call into mission aviation, we believed He was calling our family to…

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