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South Sudan

  • USAID is providing emergency assistance in response to the crisis in South Sudan

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  • A woman votes in South Sudan's referendum on self-determination in January 2011

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  • Community members in Old Fangak, Jonglei State, help unload lifesaving food aid for conflict-affected South Sudanese. WFP/Jens Hanhe

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  • USAID improvements to roads and bridges are boosting South Sudan's trade

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  • A USAID radio program broadcasts interactive lessons to students with no access to schools

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Mary Konyo explains how the drug misoprostol helped her and other mothers prevent post-partum hemorrhage.
Safe Childbirth Study Yields Positive Results for South Sudan
USAID support for the World Food Program's Food for Assets initiative is helping farmers in South Sudan improve food security.
Woman Leads South Sudan Community to Better Harvests
Southern Sudan Referendum on Self-Determination (Kede Wala/"Let it Shine")
South Sudan Referendum Creates the World's Newest Country

About South Sudan

In January 2011, the southern Sudanese voted overwhelmingly to secede, and on July 9, 2011, the Republic of South Sudan became an independent nation. As South Sudan embarks on nationhood, USAID seeks to help make the new country increasingly stable while helping the government deliver basic services to citizens, provide effective, inclusive and accountable governance, diversify the economy, and combat poverty.

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01/15/14: South Sudan’s Broken Promise?: Testimony of Assistant Administrator Earl W. Gast before The House Committee on Foreign Affairs

01/09/14: The Situation in South Sudan: Testimony of Assistant Administrator Nancy E. Lindborg before The U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

South Sudan Transition Strategy: Summary (pdf,125kb)

South Sudan Transition Strategy: Full (pdf,1.2mb)

 

Last updated: March 05, 2014

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Crisis in South Sudan

USAID is working with a wide variety of partners to respond to the humanitarian needs of the South Sudanese people. Learn More

Contact Information

Mission Contact

USAID/South Sudan
c/o U.S. Embassy
Juba
South Sudan

USAID Contact

Micah Globerson
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington
, DC 
20523
Phone 
202-712-1407