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06 Apr 2007 description
report JEN

From April 2007, JEN started school sanitation projects in the South of Sudan funded by the Japan Platform.

After twenty years of civil war, the peace agreement in January 2005 granted the autonomy of the South Sudan. Consequently, 3.7 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) and 350 thousand refugees started to return to their place of origin.

Many refugees from Uganda and The Congo are returning to the State of Central Equatoria in the South Sudan. JEN has decided to start school sanitation projects in Terekeka and Lainya, two counties in that State especially in need.

22 Dec 2006 description
report JEN

1) Basic Information

Conflict Issues/Needs

The End of Battle and Returnees from Sudan

One million people became refugees and Internally Displaces Persons after 30 years of Independence War and two and a half years of boundary dispute. As a result, most of the refugees escaped to the neighboring country, Sudan. Based on the Tripartite Agreement among the governments of Eritrea, Sudan, and UNHCR in May 2001, the returning process for refugees began.