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South Sudan on the Brink of Famine Demands Urgent Action

Camp Tanping in Bor, South Sudan, after March rain. 21,000 people are sheltered at the camp following the outbreak of violence

On the first of April, I walked with great sadness through the United Nations compound in Juba, capital of South Sudan, the world’s newest nation, now in free fall after a hopeful beginning three years ago. The compound is sheltering more than 21,000 displaced people who fled to safety after a spasm of violence in mid-December killed untold thousands.

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South Sudan Educators Acquire Skills to Teach the New Nation

September 8 was International Literacy Day. Read a story of how USAID is advancing education in South Sudan. Read more >>

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A New Presidential Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan

Yesterday, President Obama appointed Ambassador Donald Booth as the new U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan. Read more >>

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No Longer Just Food: Communities Create Assets to Build Food Security in South Sudan

U.S. government food assistance programs are providing vital timely assistance to food insecure South Sudanese. Read more >>

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Planting the Seeds of Sustainability in South Sudan

Small sums can generate big returns—in this case for both South Sudanese farmers and USAID. Read more >>

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From the Field in South Sudan: Mother of Nine Helps Rural Women Deliver Safely

Mary Konyo is dedicated to saving the lives of pregnant women in her community in South Sudan. Read more >>

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Addressing the Crisis in South Sudan’s Jonglei State

Yesterday, the White House hosted NGOs and advocacy groups to discuss the political crisis in South Sudan, and how the U.S. can help end the violence and support South Sudan’s democratic development. Read more >>

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Equipping Women Teachers in South Sudan with the Skills to Succeed

USAID is helping to improve female teachers’ professional skills and retain female teachers in South Sudan. Read more >>

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A New Partnership with South Sudan, A New Way of Promoting Development in Fragile States

Last month, USAID helped to spearhead a New Partnership between the government of South Sudan and the international community to focus international assistance and host country resources on strengthening governance, political inclusiveness and sustainable development in South Sudan. Read more >>

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Educate Girls, Develop Nations

Education is a silver bullet for empowering women and girls worldwide. Read more >>

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