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100 students join South Sudan Red Cross in Bor

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November, 12 2012 (BOR) – Nearly 100 students from Alliance High School have voluntarily joined South Sudan Red Cross society in Bor, the capital of Jonglei State.

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Students from Alliance High School, in a group photo at the Jonglei Red Cross office in Bor, November 4, 2012 (ST)

According to the director of Red Cross Society in Bor, David Gai, the new volunteers will undergo training to understand the principles of neutrality and impartiality, which are integral to the Red Cross, before they participate in any area of disaster management.

“After we recruit they will be able to serve their communities through the knowledge they gain from us”, he said.

Gai gave accounts of the areas in Jonglei where their organization given assistance to people, including those wounded in Pigi County two years ago when the the late rebel leader George Athor attacked civilians. More recently, the Director also said that the SSRC had provided medical care to the victims of attacks from David Yauyau’s rebels in Pibor County.

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Jonglei State Director of the Red Cross, David Gai in his office in Bor, November 4, 2012 (ST)

“In 2010, and the beginning of this year our volunteers were able to help the communities in collecting the wounded people in Pigi and Pibor counties”, he said.

The SSRC has also helped to evacuate flood-displaced people in some places in Jonglei State, Gai said.

The Director of Alliance High School, Peter Majak Duot explained that the students and teachers had decided to volunteer for the Rec Cross to help address some of the major problems in Jonglei State.

“The initiative of joining South Sudan Red Cross started in this school not only the students but haft of the teachers in this school have joined Red Cross so everybody is willing to join because south Sudan is facing a lot of problem in term of disaster management,” Duot said.

The Red Cross are planning to go and help the people affected by floods in Akobo County “and that [is] why they need to have more volunteers”, Duot said.

(ST)

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  • 8 November 2012 23:32, by dinkdong

    Why would one of the nation biggest organizations take advantage of students, and make them work for voluntary, when they earned thousands of pounds from the government? That’s seem unfair and I won’t recommend to anyone I know.

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    • 9 November 2012 15:14, by South Dengjok

      Dear Me,
      Shame on u Gai and ur Brothers that u Nominated through corruption to take the the following post,Dissemination&Information Officer,Health Field Officer,EPR(DRR) and other minor posts,don,t call it South Sudanese Red cross,it is a "Dinka Community corruption Red Cross(DCCRC)" in Jonglei,cuze even all volunteers,Security guard,sweeper etc are all Dinka,take care!

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  • 9 November 2012 18:48, by South Dengjok

    Dear All,
    It is surprise and shame for educated people to make the Internat. organization 2 be household organization that ain,t endow the right of every other tribes in the state,it can be so awesome for Jonglei state Government 2 deal with this issue to make sure that,let not international organization feed only Gai and his family not forgetting uneducated brothers that he use.

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