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In the News

In South Sudan, differing aid mandates lead to ethical standoff

Gender-based violence organizations in South Sudan worry that this desire for the story often comes at the expense of the survivor.

March 18, 2019
In the News

Mozambique storm; North Korea aid; and conflict spikes in South Sudan, Syria, and Yemen: The Cheat Sheet

IRIN editors' weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe.

March 15, 2019
Blog Post

CASE STUDIES: NGOs & Risk: Managing Uncertainty in Local-International Partnerships: Northeast Nigeria and South Sudan

This report examines partnerships between international NGOs (INGOs) and local/national NGOs (L/NNGOs) in two complex, conflict-driven emergencies: Nigeria and South Sudan. It presents case studies that are one component of InterAction’s Risk II: Local Actor Partnerships project – an 18-month research study funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA).

March 6, 2019
In the News

South Sudan: The Whole Country is Traumatized

Decades of war left almost half the population with post-traumatic stress symptoms and little mental health care.

January 21, 2019
In the News

South Sudan Will Now Charge $10,000 For An Aid Worker Permit. Why?

It's unclear whether the fee would apply only to newcomers or to those already there as well. Whatever the case, the amount is "absolutely unheard of globally."

March 23, 2017
InterAction Quoted

Famine-Wracked South Sudan Now Wants To Charge Aid Workers For Help

South Sudan is wracked by unfettered violence, ethnic cleansing, and famine. But now the government wants to charge aid workers $10,000 to operate in the country.

March 9, 2017
InterAction Quoted

The South Sudan Level 3 designation: from policy to practice

The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) has declared that the humanitarian situation in South Sudan warranted classification as a system-wide Level 3 (L3) emergency.

February 1, 2017
Blog Post

She’s a Mother of Six, a Refugee and on a Mission to Empower Women

How one South Sudanese woman is making a difference in Ethiopia.

March 29, 2019
Photo of South Sudanese refugee, Nyabong Puak.
Blog Post

RECOMMENDATIONS: NGOs & Risk: Managing Uncertainty in Local-International Partnerships: Good Practice and Recommendations for Humanitarian Actors

This briefing paper compiles the recommendations from the 2019 reports of the research program NGOs and Risk – Managing Uncertainty in Local-International Partnerships, undertaken by InterAction with Humanitarian Outcomes. The recommendations derive from research at the global level and field case studies in South Sudan and northeast Nigeria.

March 6, 2019
Blog Post

The year ahead: 6 stories we’re watching in 2018

Congo, South Sudan, Myanmar are some of the countries to watch in 2018.

February 1, 2018