Category: Press Release

USAID Provides $92.5 Million in Humanitarian Assistance to People of South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan—The United States Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing $92.5 million in humanitarian assistance to help people affected by ongoing conflict and food insecurity in South Sudan, including many of the estimated 908,000 people impacted by severe flooding in recent months. This brings U.S. humanitarian assistance to the

SOUTH SUDAN: Women Humanitarians are honoured on World Humanitarian Day

(Juba, 19 August 2019): On World Humanitarian Day, the Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan, Alain Noudéhou, said more needs to be done to address the risks faced by women humanitarians and combat the pre-existing inequalities and discrimination that are reinforced by conflict and violence, leading to unique risks for women and girls. Mr. Noudéhou said: “I

Partnership for Recovery and Resilience

21st August 2019 – The Partnership for Recovery and Resilience (PfRR) will conduct a one-day meeting to take stock of the status of Partnership activity progress in Yambio and Aweil. Local government and communities are working to create an environment to reduce vulnerability and increase resilience and the meeting will share their experiences on successes, risks, opportunities,

Exclusive breastfeeding rates up in South Sudan as country marks World Breastfeeding Week

Sharp increase following the development of infant nutrition guidelines by the Ministry of Health and UNICEF supported training of healthcare providers on appropriate feeding practices for young children Juba, South Sudan, 1 August 2019 – South Sudan’s exclusive breastfeeding rate increased from 45% in 2010 to 74% in 2018. The development of the Maternal Infant and Young

South Sudan launches its First Mobile Money platform m-GURUSH

·      m-GURUSH is the very first Mobile Money Service in South Sudan ·      Service is available in all 32 states in South Sudan in partnership with Zain South Sudan ·      Customers can send and receive up to South Sudanese £100,000 per day and hold a balance of £200,000 in their mobile wallets ·      m-GURUSH offers affordable rates to its