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South Sudan man sweeping dry streets
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Central Equatoria State in South Sudan is pioneering an initiative to bolster its resilience against potential hazards, through the development of hazard-specific contingency plans at the county level.
World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa
Women in Rwanda growing coffee to support themselves.
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Following an open call for locally-led adaptation initiatives last year, CDKN selected five K2A projects from an extremely competitive pool of over 1000 applicants. The selected K2A projects are in Benin, Cameroon, Kenya, Mozambique and South Sudan.
Climate and Development Knowledge Network
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This study unveils diverse disaster risk trends and patterns, revealing variations in hazards, vulnerability, and coping capacity across African countries by utilizing the INFORM risk model data spanning from 2012 to 2022
Cover and source: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
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This case study examines how South Sudan and Malawi are leading the way in incorporating EWEA into their legal and regulatory frameworks to mitigate the impact of disasters specific to their contexts.
An inundated village in South Sudan
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Concern Worldwide, through the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance, is focused on supporting stronger flood resilience in Aweil West and Aweil North, Northern Bahr el Ghazal State through local actions such as Village Saving and Loans Associations.
Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance
Flooding, Bentiu, South Sudan
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An anticipatory action project in Maban, South Sudan, strengthens children's skills in reducing the risks and impacts of potential disasters in their communities, by forming disaster risk reduction clubs led by children in ten schools.
Save the Children International
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This report explores how pastoralists and agro-pastoralists in South Sudan's Unity State are adapting their livelihood strategies in response to conflict and climate shocks.
Cover and source: Global Earthquake Model Foundation
Documents and publications
This seismic risk profile of South Sudan, produced by the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation summarizes key metrics of seismic risk, allowing stakeholders in risk management to get an overview of the risk in the country.

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