South Sudan: Bank approves $17.7 million for first education project

The Board of the African Development Bank approved a proposal for $17.7 million on 5 September, 2019 to finance the first social sector project in South Sudan since the Bank’s engagement in the country in 2012. The project will increase …

Assistance to refugees, returnees and displaced persons in Africa – Report of the Secretary-General (A/74/322) [EN/AR]

Seventy-fourth session

Item 63 of the provisional agenda

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, questions relating to refugees, returnees and displaced persons and humanitarian questions

Summary

The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 73/150 …

South Sudan UNHCR Operational Update (16-31 August 2019)

3,149 Tree seedlings planted or distributed for planting to ensure continued access to firewood for vulnerable persons

2,487 Farmers provided seeds and tools to facilitate crop cultivation

6,738 Refugees, internally displaced persons and returned refugees reached through hygiene promotion campaigns…

Migrant shooting highlights concern about Libyan coast guard

The death of a Sudanese man from a gunshot wound after a group of migrants fled from guards taking them to a detention center in Libya is raising fresh, troubling questions about the plight of people caught in the conflict-torn …

Increased access to emergency livelihood inputs by food insecure and displaced households in South Sudan to maintain food production

Beneficiaries reached

199 800 households (of 740 000 households reached by the overall ERLP)

Activities implemented

Each beneficiary received an average of 14 kg of seeds and planted 11.6 kg of seeds.

Delivered nutrition awareness-raising campaigns, vegetable seed kits and …

South Sudan: Project Highlights – “Support to livestock sector laboratory diagnostic capacities and disease surveillance systems in South Sudan” ( OSRO/SSD/802/JPN)

Project code: OSRO/SUD/802/USA

Objective:

To strengthen FSL sector coordination at national and state levels for effective, efficient and timely humanitarian response, and restore the agriculture-based livelihoods of IDPs, returnees and host communities in South Kordofan, West Kordofan and Blue Nile …

South Sudan: Project Highlights – “Emergency livelihoods response in South Sudan” (OSRO/SSD/805/USA)

Project code: OSRO/SSD/805/USA

Objective:

To increase the resilience and support the food security and nutrition of pastoralist communities

Key partners:

Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED), Catholic Radio Network, Christian Mission for Development, Internews Network, Joint Aid Management South …