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The state of humanitarian journalism

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In this report which also refers to South Sudan the authors present some of the findings of their four year, global research project into the state of humanitarian journalism around the world. They ask, Which news organisations regularly report on humanitarian affairs? How are they funded, and what ethical problems or professional dilemmas does this…

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Markets in crises: the implications for humanitarian action

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In almost all societies today, including those in crisis, markets are a key determinant of household livelihoods and resilience. Market outcomes are a significant determinant of livelihood outcomes, and so understanding how crises affect markets and market relations is critical. However, humanitarian actors are thinking about markets mainly because of their instrumental use to aid, rather than…

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The humanitarian protectorate of South Sudan? Understanding insecurity for humanitarians in a political economy of aid

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This paper aims to contribute to debates about humanitarian governance and insecurity in post-conflict situations. It takes the case of South Sudan to explore the relations between humanitarian agencies, the international community, and local authorities, and the ways international and local forms of power become interrelated and contested, and to what effect. The paper is…

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Instruments of Pain (II): Conflict and Famine in South Sudan

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War in South Sudan led the UN to declare 100,000 people are suffering famine, with a further 5.5 million at risk. This special briefing urges the country to work harder to establish parameters for a ceasefire. At the same time, humanitarian corridors from Sudan should be kept open and donors must fully fund the UN…

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Humanitarian Needs Overview 2017

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This document provides the Humanitarian Country Team’s shared understanding of the crisis, including the most pressing humanitarian need and the estimated number of people who need assistance in 2017. It represents a consolidated evidence base and helps inform joint strategic response planning. Download

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South Sudan Country Evaluation Brief

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The purpose of this Country Evaluation Brief is to present relevant knowledge about donors’ development efforts in South Sudan. The brief systematises relevant findings from existing evaluations of development interventions in the country. Download

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Humanitarian action in South Sudan: the case of Operation Lifeline Sudan (OLS)

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In his essay, which is part of a collection of articles examining the history of humanitarian action in Africa, Leben Nelson Moro discusses one of the most significant, Operation Lifeline Sudan (OLS). Established in 1989, OLS was set up in response to famine in Bahr-el Ghazal in Southern Sudan. Managed by the UN, it aimed…

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Implications of the Economic Crisis in South Sudan

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South Sudan is in the midst of an economic crisis. The economic situation in the country is often overlooked in the context of the humanitarian emergency and the fragile political and conflict environment; yet the worsening economic conditions in the country hold widespread implications for further political instability as well as the operating conditions for…

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Markets in Crises: South Sudan Case Study

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This study from 2015 aims at understanding how crises (and external interventions in response to crises) affect markets and market relations, in order to better understand livelihoods and humanitarian (and, in the longer term, developmental) outcomes.

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New Approaches To Foreign Aid in Conflict-Affected Countries and Fragile Situations

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This report deals with recent trends in the ways in which international development aid is used to facilitate development and to prevent or transform violent conflict in areas of limited or contested statehood, based on a number of cases. South Sudan is one of the cases. Download

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