UK aid agency CAFOD has joined other British NGOs working with vulnerable communities affected by the conflict in South Sudan, in welcoming the signing of the latest peace agreement, but warns that any sustainable peace in the country needs to include the critical role of civil society.
In their joint statement released to mark International Day of Peace, it says:
On International Day of Peace 21st September, we, the undersigned international NGOs, would like to draw attention to the urgent need for peace in South Sudan.
With the crisis entering its ninth year and showing no signs of abating despite recent efforts, 10.7 million people continue to be in urgent need of life-saving assistance across north-east Nigeria, far-north Cameroon, Western Chad and south-east Niger. Nearly 2.4 million people are displaced with fresh waves of violence and human rights abuses resulting in thousands arriving into congested sites on a weekly basis.
24 August 2018 - As the Rohingya crisis reaches its one year anniversary on Saturday 25 August, Christian relief and development agency Tearfund points to the importance of remembering and addressing the psychological impact of the Rohingya refugee crisis on the thousands of children currently residing in temporary camps.
(Nairobi, 19th July 2018), At least 1 million people, the majority of whom being women and children are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance following recent inter-communal conflict in Ethiopia. Aid agencies in Ethiopia are appealing for critical and urgent assistance for close to a million people that have fled their homes following inter-communal violence along the border of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' (SNNPR) and Oromia Regions of Ethiopia.
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Based: in Juba, South Sudan with some travel to other field locations
Start date: November 2018
Contract length: 1 year, with possibility to extend depending on future funding
An experienced, proactive individual is sought to support the coordination of donor proposals, reports, and project knowledge management systems within the South Sudan Programme.
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Start date: December 2018
Based in: Juba, South Sudan
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Based in: Uror (South Sudan)
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Contract length: Two years
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