- South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 17 | 17 November 2017
- IPC Sudan Acute Food Insecurity Situation (Oct - Dec 2017), 9 Nov 2017
- UNHCR: South Sudan situation: Regional update 1 – 15 October 2017
- RW Topic: Fighting Famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen
Appeals & Funding
- 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan
- 2017 South Sudan Regional Refugee Response Plan Revised (May 2017)
- UNHCR: 2017 South Sudan Situation Supplementary Appeal
- IOM South Sudan Consolidated Appeal 2017
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017
- IOM Humanitarian Compendium
- Country-based Pooled Fund
- Business Guide: North-East Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Somalia: Prevent Famine and Support Response
- UNHCR Global Focus
- OCHA South Sudan
- UNHCR South Sudan Situation Information Sharing Portal
- IOM Humanitarian Compendium
- IOM Displacement Tracking & Monitoring (DTM) South Sudan
- Open Data for South Sudan
- Office of the IGAD Special Envoys for South Sudan
- Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC)
- Food Security Cluster: South Sudan
- Logistics Cluster: South Sudan
- Human Rights Watch: South Sudan - Events of 2016
- South Sudan: Floods - Sep 2017
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jul 2016
- South Sudan: Food Insecurity - 2015-2017
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jun 2015
- Sudan/South Sudan: Measles Outbreak - Mar 2015
- South Sudan: Kala-azar Outbreak - Sep 2014
- South Sudan: Floods - Aug 2014
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - May 2014
- South Sudan: Measles Outbreak - Sep 2013
JOHANNESBURG, 8 July 2011 (IRIN) - The increasing number of South Sudan's armed forces is costing more than 50 percent of government's expenditure by some estimates - despite a two-year-old US$55 million demobilization and disarmament programme (DDR) sponsored by international donors.
Only about 12,000 people in South Sudan have completed the DDR process that targeted 90,000 ex-combatants.
By Sarah Oughton
Following years of civil war and a referendum in January, South Sudan is poised to become an independent country on 9 July. Chief executive Nick Young recently visited the region to assess progress on the setting up of the South Sudan Red Cross – a brand new National Society. He speaks of challenges that lie ahead.
NAIROBI, 8 July 2011 (IRIN) - South Sudan becomes the world's newest nation on 9 July, the final step in the six-year Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), a deal that ended the 1983-2005 north-south war.
The government is upbeat, but after the euphoria of celebrations and the pomp of speeches, the new nation faces a mammoth task.
Brussels, 08 July 2011 - Catherine Ashton, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Commission Vice President, is travelling to Juba to participate in the celebrations for the Independence of South Sudan on 9 July. As South Sudan prepares for this momentous event, the EU has underlined its intention to continue to support and develop a regular dialogue with the new state.
Astrid Sehl, NRC, in Sudan (08.07.2011)
Thousands of South Sudanese returning from Khartoum to less developed rural areas receive assistance from NRC to find livelihoods opportunities and access basic services.
FAO NEWS RELEASE [11/77 en]
FAO land cover survey shows just 4.5 percent currently used for farming
Rome/Juba, July 8, 2011 - As South Sudan celebrates its independence on 9 July 2011, the world’s newest nation faces many challenges in building a strong and stable economy that supports the food security and livelihoods of its population.
FAO has been actively working in South Sudan and stands ready to further assist the world’s newest nation to develop a strong and sustainable agricultural sector.
MAG was asked by the Government of South Sudan to help clear unexploded ordnance from a large area in Juba, to make it safe for the thousands attending the declaration of independence ceremonies on 9 July.
All around the capital city of Juba, there is an unmistakable buzz in the air ahead of the ceremonies and celebrations that will mark the declaration of independence of South Sudan after more than two decades of civil war.
As South Sudan prepares to become the world’s newest country this Saturday, 9 July, hopes are high among its children that problems of the past can be put behind them.
World Vision surveyed children across three of South Sudan’s 10 states, to find out which issues matter most to them as independence approaches.
After more than 20 years of war, and a six-year peace and independence struggle, it is the most basic needs in life that preoccupy children in Western Equatoria, Northern Bahr el Ghazal and Warrap states.
NEW YORK, 8 July 2011 – “Tomorrow is a historic day for the children and people of South Sudan. After years of conflict, a new country is emerging, with new hope for a more peaceful and prosperous future for all its citizens.
By Michael Arunga
Juba is teeming with excitement. On 9 July, the Republic of South Sudan will erupt with excitement as it celebrates the day of its birth and becomes the world’s newest nation. Forget the joy witnessed during the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), or the euphoria many Sudanese felt when they cast their ballots several months ago.
8 July 2011 - UN Secretary General (SG) Ban Ki-moon arrived in the Southern Sudanese capital of Juba on the eve of independence celebrations for the new Republic of South Sudan.
Accompanied by UN General Assembly President Joseph Deiss and other dignitaries, Mr. Ban was received by Government of Southern Sudan officials and senior UNMIS staff at Juba International Airport.
By Simon Ingram
JUBA, South Sudan, 8 July, 2011 - The celebrations on the streets of Juba have already begun. School children waving flags and carrying banners have joined tribal warriors and soldiers in rehearsals for Saturday’s big celebrations. As South Sudan gets ready for becoming the world’s newest nation, the pride and excitement is visible on every face.
Mwangi S. Kimenyi, Director, Africa Growth Initiative
John Mukum Mbaku, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Africa Growth Initiative
The Brookings Institution
Poverty, limited access to basic services, low education and literacy levels - just a few of the barriers to legal and human rights faced by women of Western Equatoria state in South Sudan.
Following support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), major steps are being taken to address women's rights in the newly emerging independent state.
In the last six months over 400,000 people have been displaced by violent conflict in Sudan and 160,000 have returned or are in the process of returning from north to south. This is posing significant humanitarian challenges as Sudan prepares to split into two independent countries on 9 July.
• In June 2011, FSMS Round Four data collected from all nine states (except Unity) shows that the food security situation has remained relatively unchanged compared to the last round in February, with some interstate variations.
• The effect of North‐South Sudan border closure which resulted in shortage of food and fuel across South Sudan, insecurity and delayed start of season rainfall were the key drivers of food insecurity.
Cette Revue Trimestrielle de Sécurité du LRA Crisis Tracker fournit un résumé et une analyse des activités signalées de l’Armée de Résistance du Seigneur (LRA) entre avril et juin 2011 (la période de rapport soulignée) en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC), Sud-Soudan, et République Centrafricaine (RCA).
This LRA Crisis Tracker Quarterly Security Brief provides a summary and analysis of the reported activities of the Lord’s Resistance Army from April to June 2011 (highlighted reporting period) in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), South Sudan, and Central African Republic (CAR).