Africa

  • UN Assistant Secretary General Kyung-Wha Kang (L.) is welcomed to Bor, capital of Jonglei state in South Sudan, by Gabriel Deng Ajak, the Relief and Rehabilitation Commission Director for the state.
  • Kang meets with women in Pibor County, where tens of thousands of people have been displaced by violence. 
  • A woman in Twic East County tells the story of how her family was impacted by cattle raids as Kang (R.) listens.
  • The UN Mission in South Sudan helped to medevac hundreds of wounded to Bor, the capital of Jonglei state, after inter-ethnic clashes in July. Kang said local leaders and the South Sudanese army must take the lead to end the violence in the new nation.

Top UN Official Visits South Sudan

Published November 20, 2013


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