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Water supply in Southern Sudan: (Re-)construction during the transition period

01.10.2014 - 30.09.2017

The project is intended to sustainably improve water supplies for the 720,000 inhabitants and their livestock in the Southern Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal. Located near the border with Northern Sudan, this state is one of the poorest places on the planet. Since the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) between Northern and Southern Sudan was signed in 2005, it has become one of the main points of return for displaced persons from Southern Sudan.  

Country/region Topic Period Budget
South Sudan
Humanitarian Assistance
Water
Reconstruction and Rehabilitation
Drinking water and basic sanitation (WASH - Water for people)
Water resources policy and advocacy
HUMANITARIAN AID
WATER AND SANITATION
WATER AND SANITATION
Reconstruction relief and rehabilitation
Basic drinking water supply and basic sanitation
Water sector policy and administrative management

01.10.2014 - 30.09.2017


CHF 5'400'000



Project completed

An island of medical care amidst a sea of displaced persons

01.04.2014 - 30.06.2015

In Minkamann, in the centre of South Sudan, five medical centres provide basic care to displaced persons, victims of the fighting which has been raging in the country since December 2013. Médecins Sans Frontières – Switzerland, supported by the SDC, carries out its work under constant pressure. One million South Sudanese have fled their homes. 

Country/region Topic Period Budget
South Sudan
Health
Water
Primary health care
Drinking water and basic sanitation (WASH - Water for people)
HEALTH
WATER AND SANITATION
Basic health care
Basic drinking water supply and basic sanitation

01.04.2014 - 30.06.2015


CHF 500'000



Project completed

Sustainable use of wood resources in South Sudan

A group of people standing around a table with a map spread over it.

01.06.2013 - 31.03.2015

In South Sudan wood is an important fuel and building material.  As a result of the large flow of refugees from Sudan, the pressure on already scarce natural resources, including wood, in some regions of the country has further increased.  For this reason, the SDC is funding a forest-mapping project with the aim of promoting the sustainable use of wood in South Sudan.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
South Sudan
Humanitarian Assistance
Emergency and relief
MULTISECTOR or CROSS-CUTTING
Material relief assistance and services

01.06.2013 - 31.03.2015


CHF 300'000



OVCI - Improving nutritional condition of most vulnerable groups in Juba

01.03.2019 - 31.01.2021

Malnutrition among children and other vulnerable groups remains worse as a result of the prevailing food insecurity situation in South Sudan. According to the 2019 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for South Sudan, some 1.8 million people – the majority of which are children under five years - face malnutrition. Through this project, Volunteers Organization for International Co-operation (OVCI) intends to address malnutrition of vulnerable children, pregnant and lactating mothers and other destitute persons in Juba County by improving their dietary intake.


Allocation of SDC Funding to ICRC Operations in 2019

01.01.2019 - 31.12.2019

In line with the Good Humanitarian Donorship (GHD) principles, Switzerland recognizes the necessity of predictable and flexible funding to respond to changing needs in humanitarian crises. SDC funding to ICRC operations allows the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to respond proactively and to provide immediate protection and assistance for people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence.


Contributions to OCHA Field Operations in 2019

01.01.2019 - 31.12.2019

OCHA’s mission is to coordinate the global emergency response, to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises. OCHA advocates for effective and principled humanitarian action by all, for all, in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in sudden-onset disasters and protracted crises. It is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent and timely response to emergencies. Therefore, SDC seeks to provide support to OCHA field and regional offices in relevant humanitarian contexts, in line with SDC geographic and thematic priorities.



Enhancing security coordination and local contextual understanding to increase humanitarian access

01.12.2018 - 30.11.2020

This project aims at enhancing security coordination and local contextual understanding to increase humanitarian access to insecure locations both inside and outside of Protection of Civilian (PoC) sites. Through enhanced understanding of the context, operational threats can be better mitigated by NGOs, facilitating scale-up of programme and service delivery to the affected population in South Sudan’s Upper Nile and Unity States.


Reducing the Prevalence and Impact of Violence in Western Equatoria

01.11.2018 - 31.08.2020

Nonviolent Peaceforce’s (NP) intervention in Mundri County, Western Equatoria State is aimed at reducing the prevalence and impact of violence. Key activities will include conducting patrols in risky areas, protective accompaniments, advocacy, conducting trainings workshops, awareness raising activities etc. Through this intervention, Switzerland contributes to creating sustainable grassroots-led peaceful solutions to conflict, promotion of Human Rights, SGBV prevention and response among conflict affected communities.


South Sudan, Concern Worldwide: NGO Forum Support

01.09.2017 - 31.08.2020

This is the fourth phase of support to the NGO-Forum in South Sudan, aiming at contributing to the effectiveness and coordination of emergency humanitarian response and development programming in South Sudan. This will be achieved through sustained and enhanced engagement with all stakeholders on issues affecting NGO operations, advocacy, capacity building and information sharing. 


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Food Security and livelihoods support for farmers and IDP's from Yei and Maridi States and refugees in Bidibidi, Uganda

01.08.2017 - 28.02.2019

Through this corss-border project, Caritas Belgium and its partners intend to meet the basic food needs of vulnerable residents trapped in the beleaguered city of Yei/Central Equatoria, to improve the food security and livelihoods of farmers in Maridi County/Western Equatoria and to (re-)build the livelihoods of newly arrived South Sudanese refugees and vulnerable Ugandan host communities in and around the Bidibidi refugee settlement. 

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