HDC News

Malakal: Creating Awareness of Hygiene

Tuesday May 1, 2018

Awareness creation on hygiene and sanitation in Malakal targeting 75 households


Malakal: Construction of Pit Latrines

Tuesday May 1, 2018

Construction of pit latrines in Malakal to 75 house holds


Bor: Construction, Training, Distribution

Tuesday May 1, 2018

Constructed 3 communal latrines for the returning IDPs in Bor, Jonglei


Managing Host-Refugee-IDP relations

Tuesday July 5, 2016

When we heard that the most important factor explaining the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom last month was immigration, it emphasised to us the importance of cultivating good host-migrant relations.


Reconciliation in the Sudans- book launch

Friday June 24, 2016

On 22 June 2016, HDC attended a book launch - an instance of the Rift Valley Forum for Research, Policy and Local Knowledge in Nairobi.


Handover of fish market in Bor

Monday June 20, 2016

HDC on Tuesday 14th June, handed over the newly constructed fish market funded by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan at Bor dock in Jonglei State to the community.


100 wheelchairs, 100 white canes - happy beneficiaries in Malakal PoC

Friday June 17, 2016

In a recent Quick Impact Project, the UN's RRP section, in partnership with HDC targeted needs of persons with physical and sight impairments in the Malakal Protection of Civilians site.


HDC and UNMISS Construct Fish Market in Bor

Tuesday May 31, 2016

The heartbeat of a town is in its markets. When a town is in decline its anguish is most visible in the empty markets.


36 Households in Mahad IDP Camp Lose Their Shelters

Monday April 4, 2016

UNHCR and HDC were given a tour of a section of Mahad IDP by community leaders. The section had been razed by a strong fire starting around 7 p.m on 3rd of April 2016.


The Growing Food Crisis in South Sudan

Wednesday March 30, 2016

The UNHCR warns that South Sudanese are being pushed into the Republic of Sudan by 'increased food insecurity, ongoing conflict and deteriorating economic conditions'.


2.2 m
persons displaced across South Sudan since December 2013
HDC works in camps to provide food, shelter, livelihoods and protection services
Mission:
The mission of HDC is to support vulnerable people affected by crises to attain dignified and prosperous lives through impactful community resilience and practical, innovative programs.
HDC has been an
active national NGO in East Africa for ten-years
– a clear track record of strong commitment to the communities we serve.
HDC is honoured to partner with
DanChurch Aid, CARE South Sudan, CARE Netherlands, Government of The Netherlands
HDC
is honoured to partner with many organizations,
including UNHCR, UNMISS, UNDP
Last year HDC
worked with over 30,000 people in need across South Sudan.
Today in South Sudan
less than 1% of girls will complete their education.
A girl in South Sudan
is 2X less likely to have access to education than a boy.
According to UNICEF, 72%
of children in South Sudan did not have access to school last year.
<13%
of people in South Sudan have access to sanitation facilities
HDC constructs sanitary facilities and conducts advocacy interventions that endorse better hygiene practices
5.1 million people
are facing severe food insecurity today (IPC)
1.9 million people
are displaced in South Sudan (OCHA)
2.4 m
face severe food insecurity due to displacement and adverse climate
HDC supports improved resilience and productivity by distributing seeds, inputs and implements
2 million
South Sudanese refugees (UNHCR)