Bahr el Ghazal

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Bahr el Gha·zal

 (bâr′ ĕl′ gə-zăl′, bär′ ĕl′ gä-zäl′)
A river of South Sudan flowing about 805 km (500 mi) east to the Bahr el Jebel.
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December 9, 2017 (JUBA) - A team from United Nations agencies and the donor community were in South Sudan's Northern Bahr el Ghazal to visit a joint UN recovery and stabilisation programme, which aims at addressing the multi-dimensional needs of people in the region.
Vehicles carrying the commissioner, reporters and other civilians came under attack in Raga county in Western Bahr el Ghazal state on Sunday, Army Spokesman Philip Aguer said by phone from the national capital, Juba.
Objectives : Increase the access to sanitation facilities and to clean water for returnees and vulnerable communities in Northern Bahr el Ghazal.
He says the bombers circled over the towns of Tonj and Mapel in Bahr El Ghazal province, on Aug.
On Monday, 24 October, copies of a letter calling for removal from Bahr el Ghazal region Equatorians were dropped in Wau town signed by a group calling itself Youth of Greater Bahr el Ghazal region.
Objectives : Access to life-saving WASH services for acutely vulnerable and crisis affected communities in Jonglei, Greater Bahr El Ghazal and Western Equatoria, targeting IDPs, returnees and host communities.
September 14, 2016 (BAGARI) -- South Sudan's armed opposition (SPLM-IO) has accused government forces of attacking their base in Western Bahr el Ghazal state last week.
September 1, 2016 (WAU) - South Sudan's Nile Petroleum Company is constructing a fuel depot facility in Wau town to curb fuel shortages in Greater Bahr el Ghazal region.
Returnee households, particularly vulnerable families, in Northern Bahr el Ghazal are susceptible to livelihood shocks and food insecurity because they still struggle to adjust after more than 20 years of war and instability with regards to food security.
Western Bahr el Ghazal governor Rizik Zachariah Hassan (FILE)
In Northern Bahr El Ghazal, only 5 percent rural households have access to improved sanitation fac