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A year after the signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS), the ceasefire holds in most parts of the country. The effects of years of conflict, displacement and lack of basic services continue to be felt throughout the country. Some 7.3 million people are facing problems related to their physical and mental well-being. Almost half of all counties have a convergence of high needs related to food insecurity, protection, and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), and nearly 7.5 million people – more than two thirds of South Sudan’s population – are in need of humanitarian assistance.
In 2020, 7 seven member organizations of the Dutch Relief Alliance (DRA), together with 9 national partners, work together to provide emergency humanitarian assistance to the people who suffer most from the conflict. The Dutch Relief Alliance partners joined forces to provide a total of 106.500 people with FSL (Food Security and Livelihoods), WASH, Multi-Purpose Cash and Protection Support in different parts of South Sudan, namely in Aweil East, Koch, Malakal, Fashoda, Wau and Pibor. More specifically, the project will see that: