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17 Jan 2017 description

Background

Since December 2016, reports started being received of an influx of civilians from Juba arriving in Bentiu, landing in Rubkona and Guit counties. IDPs identified as residing previously in Mangaten area and the Protection of Civilians (POC) sites in Juba were witnessed arriving through commercial cargo flights initiated by the Government of South Sudan, the majority of them women and children. Reports indicate that similar flights have also been leaving from Juba to Jonglei and Upper Nile.

28 May 2013 description

The Danish Demining Group (DDG) removed two mines located near the mosque in a bustling town in South Sudan. The town is located next to a refugee camp, which is home to more than 45,000 refugees from the bordering Sudan. The high number of explosive remnants of war continues to pose a serious threat for the local population as well as refugees in South Sudan.

10 Apr 2013 description

Displaced in South Sudan suffer from aftermath of LRA violence

A new report conducted by DRC/DDG in South Sudan shows that the population is still suffering from widespread and enduring social trauma as a result of Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) violence, even though the militant group has disappeared from the country.

30 Sep 2012 description

INTRODUCTION

As a result of armed conflict and civil strife over the past two decades, the north and west of Uganda were contaminated by mines/ERW, particularly along the country’s borders with South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Since 2007, Danish Demining Group (DDG) has implemented a mine/ERW clearance programme in Uganda in association with the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF – Ugandan military) and the Uganda Police Force (UPF).

23 Jan 2012 description
  1. DDG South Sudan’s objectives, partners and stakeholders
  • Strategic Objectives: The provision of a safe environment for returnees and host communities which will support recovery from conflict in South Sudan.