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Juba, 20 November 2020; Flooding in South Sudan has affected over 1 million people since July 2020, with 404,000 people affected in Jonglei State alone. Medair’s Emergency Response Team has deployed to Pibor County, Jonglei State, three times this year and say that people have hardly had time to recover from one disaster before another hits.   The region’s floods exacerbate layers of pre–existing vulnerabilities— intercommunal violence, intensifying economic setbacks, increased food insecurity, the global COVID-19 outbreak, and rising health risks. As the rainy season is nearing its end, flood waters are gradually subsiding in several places. Yet, the impact of…

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Amy Van Drunen

Communications Manager (English)
comms-sds@medair.org 

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Sue O’Connor

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Jonathan Kyle

Jonathan Kyle

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Jonathan Kyle

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Abigail Drane

Abigail Drane

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Email: comms-mer@medair.org

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Amy van Drunen

Amy van Drunen

Media & Press Coordinator (English)

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Tamara Elkouz

Tamara Elkouz

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Email: comms-jor@medair.org

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Hiba Haj Omar

Hiba Haj Omar

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Pete Harrison

Pete Harrison

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Phone: +243 (0) 998 591 351
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Sue O’Connor

Sue O’Connor

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Phone: +254 713 708 753
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Mialy Chrystelle Rakotomavo

Mialy Chrystelle Rakotomavo

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