Conflict in South Sudan

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Humanitarian, Development and Global Health Organizations Release New Data Showing the Devastating Human Costs of Proposed Administration Cuts to Foreign Assistance

Washington, DC – As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepares to testify on the administration’s budget, a leading group of humanitarian, development and global health organizations are releasing new data that shows just how devastating these proposed cuts to the United States’ foreign aid budget would be to millions of people in the poorest countries.

Number of South Sudanese Refugees Fleeing to Uganda Reaches One Million

World Vision calls for immediate action as the one millionth South Sudanese refugee enters Uganda this week.

“There are more refugees in the world today than at any time since World War II. Today’s refugee crisis is a global catastrophe,” said World Vision U.S. President Rich Stearns. “It’s also a catastrophe for children. Regardless of where you look—the Middle East or East Africa—more than half the refugees you see are children. We can’t sit on the sidelines when there are so many innocent people in desperate need.”