After a long and brutal civil war, South Sudan voted in early 2011 to secede from Sudan.
The IRC develops and improves educational policy and administration of South Sudan.
The IRC provides returning South Sudanese with counselling and job training.
We train community leaders and government officials on the importance of upholding human rights.
The IRC helps survivors of sexual violence and provides medical, psychological, social and legal support.
The IRC has been in the region for over 20 years and continues to provide urgent supplies.
After a long and brutal civil war, South Sudan seceded from Sudan on July 9, 2011.
The International Rescue Committee has been one of the largest providers of aid in South Sudan for over 20 years. Today we provide more than 700,000 people in the struggling new nation with vital services including healthcare, child survival programmes, education, and sexual violence aid and prevention projects. We're also providing emergency support to families uprooted by renewed violence.