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Why a South Sudanese NGO had to choose between protecting staff and strangers

This article highlights the risks of working for national rather than international organisations in humanitarian contexts. After the authors’ NGO base was attacked in April 2022, he had to navigate the complex balance between staying safe and saving strangers –…
2021
Briefings

Key Considerations: Cross-Border Dynamics Between Uganda and South Sudan in the Context of the Outbreak of Ebola, 2022

This brief summarises key considerations concerning cross-border dynamics between South Sudan and Uganda in the context of the 2022 outbreak of Ebola in Uganda, and the risk of the spread of the virus into South Sudan.
SSHAP
2022
Infographics

Covid-19 Vaccination: Improving Uptake for Women in South Sudan

This infographic summarises the key considerations of a recent briefing on improving COVID-19 vaccine uptake amongst women in South Sudan. To expand, open in the image in a new tab, or download the PDF in full using the button on…
SSHAP
Briefings

Key Considerations: Improving Uptake of the COVID-19 Vaccine Amongst Women in South Sudan

This brief explores some of the reasons behind the low COVID-19 vaccine uptake amongst women in South Sudan during the initial phases of the roll-out. This brief draws on evidence from academic and grey literature, dashboards and datasets on COVID19…
SSHAP
2022
UNICEF/UNI169359/Nesbitt
Briefings

A rapid qualitative study on preparedness and community perceptions, Yei River State, South Sudan

This research was commissioned by the EVD Preparedness Consortium comprising Save the Children, Concern Worldwide and Internews in South Sudan. It provides information on community perceptions about the Ebola outbreak and preparedness activities in Yei River State. The study was…
ReliefWeb
2019
UNICEF/UN0229875/Naftalin
Briefings

Cross-Border Dynamics Between South Sudan and DRC

Key considerations concerning cross-border dynamics between South Sudan and DRC including borderlands and trade dynamics.
SSHAP
2019
UNICEF/UNI177688/UNMEER Martine Perret
Briefings

Cultural Practices on Burial and Care for the Sick in South Sudan

Literature on cultural practices for burial and care for the sick among individual ethnic groups in South Sudan was very limited. However, it clearly points to the importance of proper burials among all ethnic groups: these typically entail washing the…
Institute of Development Studies
2018
UNICEF/Naftalin
Briefings

Ebola Preparedness and Traditional Healers in South Sudan

This review focuses on the evidence on Ebola preparedness in South Sudan through an anthropological lens, looking at informal and traditional health care systems. It presents the evidence on how these can be utilised for surveillance, behaviour change communication, and…
Institute of Development Studies
2018
UNICEF/UNI186569/Pflanz
Background Reports

Perceptions of Oral Cholera Vaccine and Reasons for Full, Partial and Non-Acceptance during a Humanitarian Crisis in South Sudan

Oral Cholera vaccination (OCV) campaigns were conducted from February to April 2014 among internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the midst of a humanitarian crisis in Juba, South Sudan. IDPs were predominantly members of the Nuer ethnic group who had taken…
Vaccine
2016
UNICEF/UNI174420/Schermbrucker
Briefings

Addressing Norms, Values, Practices and Beliefs regarding Reproductive Health in South Sudan

Although in parts of South Sudan the situation is unstable which necessitates humanitarian action, in other parts of the country development programmes are taken up with the communities. In Northern and Western Bahr el Ghazal states, Aweil North and Wau…
HEART
2015
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