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South Sudan


"Do you think we will prosecute ourselves?" No prospects for accountability in South Sudan

This report documents the failure of the South Sudanese government to investigate and prosecute suspects of war crimes since the start of the conflict in 2013. The report is based on 47 interviews conducted with legal professionals, government officials, UN personnel, and civil society representatives...
Working paper

Dignity in displacement: case studies from Afghanistan, Colombia, the Philippines and South Sudan

This project, by the Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), looks at dignity in displacement and aims to explore how affected people conceptualise dignity and their perceptions of whether humanitarian action has upheld or undermined their dignity.
Literature review

Community-based mental health and wellbeing support for refugees

This Evidence Check was commissioned by the NSW Ministry of Health to provide a summary of evidence from Australia and other countries related to the effectiveness and appropriateness of community-based psychosocial support services and programs for refugees and asylum seekers.

Crisis in the Horn of Africa: are we seeing the normalisation of food and water insecurity?

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network believes that roughly 70 million people will require food aid across 45 countries in 2017. There are four countries (Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen) that house 5,000,001-10,000,000 people that need emergency food assistance while also facing the added...

South Sudan crisis: April 2015 update

The Sudan conflict has been one of the longest running in contemporary African history. This paper provides an update on the current crisis in South Sudan. Executive summary In mid-December 2013, the newly formed country of South Sudan erupted into violence, creating a significant humanitarian...

UNHCR Global trends 2013

The UN refugee agency annual statistics show that more than 51 million people were forcibly displaced at the end of 2013, the largest number since the end of World War II. Half of the world's refugees in 2013 were children. UNHCR's annual Global Trends report...

South Sudan crisis

This paper summarises the current crisis in the new nation of South Sudan, the historical background, and Australia's role. Executive summary In mid-December 2013, the newly formed country of South Sudan erupted into violence, creating a significant humanitarian crisis. Violence spread rapidly across the country...