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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
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
Blog Post

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

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
Working Group

South Sudan / Sudan Working Group

January 5, 2021
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
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
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
InterAction Quoted

3 Ways Trump’s Travel Ban Could Affect Humanitarian Aid Workers

International humanitarian aid organizations say the travel restrictions issued by President Donald Trump on Saturday could have a dramatic impact on how they operate.

February 15, 2017
Hands reach for a package of food rations amid a large crowd of refugees
Blog Post

International Day of Democracy

“Democracy is under attack!” Over the last few years, this alarm has grown louder and more frequent, but for a…

September 13, 2019
People march through a street, in two lines, holding up blue and white