HDC News

Post-attack NFI distribution in Malakal

Wednesday March 23, 2016

HDC continues its work in Malakal in spite of the heightened security situation that saw the IDP camp there devastated in a violent attack earlier this year.


International Women's Day 2016

Wednesday March 9, 2016

On the 8th of March, working together with urban refugees from the Republic of Sudan, HDC and UNHCR held an observation of International Women's Day.


Girls and Schools

Monday February 29, 2016

Like South Sudanese boys, South Sudanese girls should attend school and be able to access an expanding world of knowledge and possibility.


Devastation at Malakal PoC camp - the aftermath

Sunday February 21, 2016

Efforts continue to manage the devastating aftermath of the violence waged against the people and infrastructure of the United Nations Protection of Civilians Camp in Malakal.


Building Bridges Between Hosts and Refugees

Thursday December 10, 2015

On Dec 9, 2015, the people of Maban and members of a refugee population of 140,000 refugees from Republic of Sudan gathered at Bunj Secondary School to witness the graduation of 300 youths.


HDC Staff Visit Mother of Newborn Triplets!

Monday November 9, 2015

HDC staff, led by Executive Director Deng Yuott and Head of Operations Ruth Kessio visited the mother - one of a polygamous household - at her house.


Shoeshine Boys of Rumbek - Video

Monday November 2, 2015

Faced with extreme hunger, the boy in the newspaper story had sought to fend for himself in the relative safety and prosperity of this small town.


Upper Nile: Trained Farmer Groups

Sunday June 28, 2015

In Upper Nile State, HDC provided 75 refugee households in Malakal with vegetable seeds.


Panyagor: Livelihoods through Tailoring

Sunday June 28, 2015

Supported 25 women with tailoring machine for dressmaking.


Bor: Training Farmers Groups

Sunday June 28, 2015

In Bor State, HDC trained 27 farmer groups with 45 farmers each in basic agronomic practices and distributed seeds and tools.


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)