Monthly Archives: January 2012

South Sudan – Fleeing to a Safer Place

The Story of Manyok and His Family in South Sudan BOR, South Sudan/GENEVA, 30 January 2012 (LWI) – Manyok is the father of a Dinka family living in Jonglei State, South Sudan. He married his wife Rebecca two years ago … Continue reading

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South Sudan – 5th SitRep on the Conflict in Jonglei State

Dear Partners, LWF South Sudan – Weekly Update No. 5 29 January 2012 Situation Report Currently in South Sudan, there are two main factors creating violence in two different geographic areas. Tribal violence and cattle rustling in Jonglei State and … Continue reading

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South Sudan – 4th SitRep on the Conflict in Jonglei State

LWF South Sudan – Weekly Update No. 4 23 January 2012 Situation Report According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs approximately 60,000 people have been affected by inter-communal violence in Jonglei State which lies North … Continue reading

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South Sudan – Aid Reaching Those in Need

More Help Needed to Prevent Humanitarian Disaster JUBA, South Sudan/GENEVA 25 January 2012 (LWI) – Humanitarian organizations, including The Lutheran World Federation (LWF), have added emergency aid programs to their ongoing work in South Sudan in response to inter-ethnic fighting … Continue reading

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South Sudan – Youth the Key to Peace in South Sudan

LWF Supporting Peace Process Launched by Sudan Council of Churches JUBA, South Sudan/GENEVA, 23 January 2012 (LWI) – Ask almost anyone in South Sudan today what the key to peace is and most will have the same answer–youth. Accurate numbers … Continue reading

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LWF Department for World Service – DWS Certification Shows People at Center of Humanitarian Response

LWF Values of Accountability and Transparency Underlined GENEVA, 17 January 2012 (LWI) – Lutheran World Federation (LWF) General Secretary Rev. Martin Junge has called the certification of the LWF by a global quality assurance body a milestone for the communion … Continue reading

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South Sudan – 3rd Sitrep on the conflict in Jonglei State

Dear Partners, Greetings from Juba! Conflict spreading – Here is my third update to you on the conflict in Jonglei state. The latest reports I am getting from the LWF field, is that the conflict seems to be spreading to … Continue reading

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