Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: Promoting Good Practices

Lack of safe drinking water as well as poor sanitation and hygiene practices continue to impact the mortality and life expectancy of South Sudan communities. This is true in both humanitarian camps as well as within communities. 

At HDC, we invest in hygiene programmes oriented towards supporting change and acceptance of good hygiene practices within the communities in rural areas. Our programs focus on creating awareness in basic hygiene practices, construction of safe sanitation facilities, community participation in cleaning campaigns in settlements and in the distribution of non-food items (NFIs) during disease outbreaks. We work with line ministries to strengthen and promote health care services.

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

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.
2.2 m
persons displaced across South Sudan since December 2013
HDC works in camps to provide food, shelter, livelihoods and protection services
Last year HDC
worked with over 30,000 people in need across South Sudan.
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
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.
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.
Today in South Sudan
less than 1% of girls will complete their education.
<13%
of people in South Sudan have access to sanitation facilities
HDC constructs sanitary facilities and conducts advocacy interventions that endorse better hygiene practices
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
1.9 million people
are displaced in South Sudan (OCHA)
2 million
South Sudanese refugees (UNHCR)
5.1 million people
are facing severe food insecurity today (IPC)