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South Sudan faces many environmental concerns in light of sustained conflict and desperation within the nation. The largest threats to the health of the environment include soil degradation due to irresponsible agricultural practices and pollution from the oil industry.1 With an economy dependent on oil revenues and a populace dependent on agriculture for jobs and nutritional sustenance, South Sudan is particularly vulnerable to these types of environmental hazards.1

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1 http://www.emro.who.int/ssd/programmes/environmental-health.html

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The Republic of South Sudan News

The Republic 
RENK, South Sudan — The United Nations says attacks against aid workers are increasing in South Sudan. A statement by the humanitarian coordinator there, Serge Tissot, says the attacks also put millions of South Sudanese in peril amid the country's ... See more..
PBS NewsHour 
More than two million people from South Sudan overall have fled since the country's crisis began in 2013. Along with Uganda, South Sudanese refugees have also migrated into the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Kenya and ... See more..
ReliefWeb 
I had a very good meeting with His Excellency the President of the Republic of South Sudan. We had a discussion on the peace process on the different initiatives that are converging to helping bring peace back to South Sudan. We discussed about the ... See more..
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BBC News 
The organisation is appealing to the international community for "urgent additional support". It adds that at least another one million refugees have fled to Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Central African Republic. South ... See more..
ReliefWeb 
Completeness for IDSR reporting at county level was 56% . Completeness for EWARS reporting from IDP sites was 77% . Alert. A total of 15 alerts were reported, of which 27% have been verified. 0 alerts were risk assessed and 0 required a response. See more..
RUSI Analysis 
South Sudan, where Japanese Ground Self-Defence Force Engineering troops were stationed for the past five years as part of the UN Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS), proved too dangerous for many to accept; the troops left at the end of ... See more..
Reliefweb 
8 August 2017 – The third cycle of the UNITAR South Sudan Fellowship Programme: Entrepreneurship and Leadership Youth Training began as 25 young ... See more..
The Republic 
JUBA, South Sudan — South Sudan's rebel forces have reclaimed their stronghold of Pagak, less than a week after being pushed out of the town by government forces, Col. Lam Paul Gabriel, deputy spokesman for the opposition IO, told the Associated Press. See more..
South Sudan News Agency 
July 21, 2017 (SSNA) — It has been almost to one year since we gave the Addis Ababa peace agreement on the resolution of the conflict in the Republic of South Sudan a trial. I and my colleagues in the movement (SPLM-IO) Media department face some ... See more..
South Sudan News Agency 
Washington, DC/Juba, August 4, 2017 (SSNA) — The United States has nominated Thomas J. Hushek to be its Ambassador to the Republic of South Sudan, State Department said. The White House said President Donald J. Trump intends to nominate ... See more..
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Geography

East-Central Africa; south of Sudan, north of Uganda and Kenya, west of Ethiopia
Area

Total 644,329 sq km

Climate

hot with seasonal rainfall influenced by the annual shift of the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone; rainfall is heaviest in the upland areas of the south and diminishes to the north
Natural Resources

hydropower, fertile agricultural land, gold, diamonds, petroleum, hardwoods, limestone, iron ore, copper, chromium ore, zinc, tungsten, mica, silver ;

Demographics

Nationality
South Sudanese
Population
11,090,104 (July 2013 est.)
Ethnic Groups
Languages
Religions

Finances

Industry and infrastructure in landlocked South Sudan are severely underdeveloped and poverty is widespread, following several decades of civil war with Sudan. Subsistence agriculture provides a living for the vast majority of the population. Property rights are tentative and price signals are missing because markets are not well organized. South Sudan has little infrastructure - just 60 km of paved roads. Electricity is produced mostly by costly diesel generators and running water is scarce. The government spends large sums of money to maintain a big army; delays in paying salaries have periodically resulted in riots by unruly soldiers. Ethnic conflicts ...See More have resulted in a large number of civilian deaths and displacement. South Sudan depends largely on imports of goods, services, and capital from the north. Despite these disadvantages, South Sudan does have abundant natural resources. South Sudan produces nearly three-fourths of the former Sudan's total oil output of nearly a half million barrels per day. The government of South Sudan derives nearly 98% of its budget revenues from oil. Oil is exported through two pipelines that run to refineries and shipping facilities at Port Sudan on the Red Sea, and the 2005 oil sharing agreement with Khartoum called for a 50-50 sharing of oil revenues between the two entities. That deal expired on 9 July 2011, however, when South Sudan became an independent country. The economy of South Sudan undoubtedly will remain linked to Sudan for some time, given the long lead time and great expense required to build another pipeline. In early 2012 South Sudan suspended production of oil because of its dispute with Sudan over transshipment fees. This had a devastating impact on GDP, which declined by at least 55% in 2012. South Sudan holds one of the richest agricultural areas in Africa with fertile soils and abundant water supplies. Currently the region supports 10-20 million head of cattle. South Sudan does not have large external debt or structural trade deficits and has received more than $4 billion in foreign aid since 2005, largely from the UK, US, Norway, and Netherlands. Following independence, South Sudan's central bank issued a new currency, the South Sudanese Pound, allowing a short grace period for turning in the old currency. Annual inflation peaked at 79% in May 2012. Long-term problems include alleviating poverty, maintaining macroeconomic stability, improving tax collection and financial management, focusing resources on speeding growth, and improving the business environment. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$10.62 billion (2012 est.); $22.59 billion (2011 est.); $21.16 billion (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

sorghum, maize, rice, millet, wheat, gum arabic, sugarcane, mangoes, papayas, bananas, sweet potatoes, sunflower, cotton, sesame, cassava (manioc), beans, peanuts; cattle, sheep