Humanitarian water sanitation services for IDPs in South Sudan

This project is part of the South Sudan Joint Response under the Dutch Relief Alliance mechanism that is supported by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The project aims at increasing access to safe water supply, sanitation and hygiene practices for emergency affected population in Nasir (Kier and Koat Payams ) and Ulang Counties(Kurmuot and Yomding Payams) in 2016. The project is implemented by partner Nile Hope.

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    Needs funding
  • ID: NL-KVK-56484038-C_005714
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South Sudan faces considerable humanitarian problems, which has increased susbtantially since the conflict erupted in December 2013. Greater Upper Nile has a large scale displacement of communities which has negatively affected internally displaced people (IPDs) and their hosts. Ulang and Nasir are hard to reach areas in Upper Nile and located along the River bank where water are often polluted by human waste coupled with flooding. There is high risk of disease outbreak, hence the urgent need for safe water, safe sanitation and hygiene awareness. Partner Organization Nile Hope has an established programs for several years and hence operational presence and offices in Jonglei, Upper Nile and Unity with approximately 400 staff across all programmes; Health, Nutrition, FSL, WASH and administration.

The project will support the IDPs and their hosts communities through rehabilitation of 22 existing broken down boreholes to increase access to safe and sufficient quantity of water for 11,000 people, increase capacities of 154 people as members of water management committees and 90 people as community based hygiene promoters who will be active in kjeeping the boreholes functioning, enabling the target IDPs and host communities practice safe excreta disposal, with dignity and in secure environment bu supporting construction of 60 communal latrines, Increase awareness on water and sanitation related diseases and provision of sanitary kits to improve personal hygiene for girls and women.
Humanitarian water sanitation services for IDPs in South Sudan

Target group

Communities in Nasir and Ulang of Upper Nile state

Goals overview

- Disaster Management (Output)
- Other (Other)