South Sudan

Mixed donor response to Oslo Humanitarian Conference on South Sudan

Humanitarian

This post was originally published on the Development Initiatives website. Funding pledges at Oslo to South Sudan crisis response An additional US$614 million was pledged at the Humanitarian Conference on South Sudan that took place this week in Oslo. This sees the international community 34% short of its target,1 compared with 67% before the conference. Only half […]


South Sudan: donor response to the crisis

Humanitarian

Formed in July 2011, South Sudan remains the world’s newest country. In the two and a half years since independence, South Sudan has received humanitarian and development assistance from the international community totalling more than US$4.3 billion. During this time, the humanitarian community has responded to myriad humanitarian needs in South Sudan including providing assistance to Sudanese […]


What do Ireland and Qatar have in common? - Nine new GHA country profiles available.

Humanitarian

Today nine new humanitarian assistance country profiles go live on the GHA website. Three new donor profiles, Ireland, Norway, and Qatar; and six new recipient profiles, Burundi, Mali, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, and Syria as well as the Philippines added in the light of the current Typhoon Haiyan emergency response. These profiles are there as […]


South Sudan: aid in transition

Humanitarian

Aid will continue to be an important resource flow to underwrite the provision of basic services and to meet humanitarian needs in a country where the state, still only six years old, lacks capacity, where the economy is overwhelmingly dependent on a single commodity and where humanitarian crisis thresholds are still frequently exceeded. But since becoming a nation state […]


Sudan aid factsheet, 1995-2009

Humanitarian

Sudan is a major aid recipient, but also a challenging one from the perspective of government donors. The January 2011 referendum that will lead to the secession of South Sudan will create new opportunities and challenges in the complex relationship between Sudan and its donor partners. Aid is one piece in the puzzle of resource […]


Southern Sudan: Funding according to need

Humanitarian

This briefing paper presents the findings from our research on the use of multi-sectoral needs assessments in Southern Sudan. It is one of two case studies that we conducted (the other being the initial response to the Haiti earthquake 2010) in order to examine how evidence on the scale and severity of humanitarian needs is […]