IDPs and Refugees

Protection for the most vulnerable. Recent Projects - IDPs and Refugees

Protection for the Most Vulnerable

Our programs are directed at refugees, returnees, vulnerable host communities, and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in South Sudan. HDC strives to facilitate people-centred development programmes and to support livelihoods and create opportunities for marginalized and disadvantaged peoples.

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.

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.
According to UNICEF, 72%
of children in South Sudan did not have access to school last year.
A girl in South Sudan
is 2X less likely to have access to education than a boy.
2 million
South Sudanese refugees (UNHCR)
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
<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)