South Sudan: Challenges and opportunities for communication with disaster-affected communities

Since the beginning of conflict in South Sudan in 2013, armed clashes have altered an already fragile media and telecommunications landscape, leaving many without regular access to trustworthy news and information. An estimated 1.9 million people are internally displaced (IDPs) Read more…

South Sudan: Food insecurity persists despite humanitarian assistance, raising concerns for the 2018 lean season

The Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) for September 2017 estimates that 6 million South Sudanese (56% of the total population) are food insecure with 40,000 facing a humanitarian catastrophe. A severe deterioration of the food security situation was identified Read more…

South Sudan Food Crisis: Understanding Food Security Trends in the Greenbelt Region

Since July 2016, fighting has been spreading across South Sudan’s Greater Equatoria region and Western Bahr el Ghazal state, disrupting livelihood activities and displacing hundreds of thousands from their homes. The June-July IPC Global Alert on South Sudan estimates that Read more…

South Sudan: Enhancing Peaceful Co-existence and Resilience in Maban County

The ongoing displacement caused by internal Sudanese and South Sudanese conflicts has intensified population pressure on pre-existing limited resources in Maban County, Upper Nile State. The county is home to over 130,000 Sudanese refugees and 13,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Read more…