South Sudan

  • After a long and brutal civil war, South Sudan voted in early 2011 to secede from Sudan.

    After a long and brutal civil war, South Sudan voted in early 2011 to secede from Sudan.
  • The IRC provides returning South Sudanese with counselling and job training.

    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.

    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 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.

    The IRC has been in the region for over 20 years and continues to provide urgent supplies.
  • The IRC develops and improves educational policy and administration of South Sudan.

    The IRC develops and improves educational policy and administration of South Sudan.

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Overview

After a long and brutal civil war, South Sudan voted in early 2011 to secede from Sudan.

The International Rescue Committee has been in the region for over 20 years and will continue providing the South Sudanese with urgent supplies and services and ongoing development initiatives to build the foundations for a safe, healthy and successful nation.

How we help
  • The IRC runs clinics and trains local health workers to provide basic and reproductive health care.
  • We construct classrooms, train teachers and develop and improve educational policy and administration.
  • The IRC provides returning South Sudanese with counselling and job training and instructs them on their rights as citizens.
  • We train community leaders and government officials on the importance of upholding human rights.
  • The IRC empowers survivors of sexual violence to express their concerns and provides medical, psychosocial and legal support.

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