Concern welcomes ceasefire agreement in South Sudan

Concern welcomes ceasefire agreement in South Sudan

27 January 2014

Fifty-five NGOs in South Sudan, including Concern Worldwide, have together issued a press release: “NGOs Welcome Ceasefire Agreement In South Sudan, Reaffirm Their Commitment To Help All Populations In Need Of Assistance”.

Here is an excerpt from the press release, which can be read by clicking on the link below.

The fifty-five NGOs have been deeply alarmed at the scale of human suffering seen in the country in the past six weeks, and so welcome the recent signing in Addis Ababa of a cessation of hostilities agreement between the Government of South Sudan and the opposition forces, and trust that it will lead to a swift reduction in the suffering of civilians. In this regards, the agencies continue to call upon all parties to the conflict to protect civilians, to refrain from targeting attacks on civilian areas, and to distinguish between civilians and combatants.

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Concern welcomes ceasefire agreement in South Sudan

Fifty-five NGOs in South Sudan, including Concern Worldwide, have together issued a press release: “NGOs Welcome Ceasefire Agreement In South Sudan, Reaffirm Their Commitment To Help All Populations In Need Of Assistance”.
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