Donors Pledge $500M For U.N. South Sudan Operations; U.N.’s Amos Warns Peace Vital For National Development

Reuters: U.N. raises $500 million for South Sudan after “painful” visit
“Donors pledged more than $500 million in aid to South Sudan on Monday, the United Nations aid chief said, describing her visit to the country as painful because of the suffering of the people she met…” (Migiro, 2/9).

U.N. News Centre: ‘Peace, stability and security’ vital for South Sudan’s war-weary people, says top U.N. relief official
“Continued conflict in South Sudan risks depriving the country of a generation of ‘lost’ children, warned United Nations humanitarian chief Valerie Amos [Monday] during a press conference in Juba, the capital of the strife-torn nation…” (2/9).