Targeting in Complex Emergencies South Sudan Country Case Study

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By Daniel Maxwell, John Burns | May 2008

The population of Southern Sudan was caught in a civil war from 1983 to 2005. During the war, several major famines led to a massive food aid intervention by the…

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Forced Marriage within the Lord’s Resistance Army, Uganda

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The Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA)—a rebel movement fighting the government of Uganda—is estimated to have kidnapped over 60,000 Ugandan children and youth. Those abducted include one in three male adolescents…

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Adaptation and Devastation The Impact of the Conflict on Trade and Markets in Darfur

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Conflict and crisis in Darfur has continued unabated since 2003. While there has been a growing body of knowledge about how this has impacted on livelihoods, there has been much…

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The State of Female Youth in Northern Uganda Findings from the Survey of War-Affected Youth

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Youth are simultaneously the primary victims and the primary actors in the two-decade long war in northern Uganda. While we know that youth have suffered (and continue to do so),…

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Beyond men pikin: improving understanding of post-conflict child fostering in Sierra Leone

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| April 2008

There is growing agreement that separated children are best cared for in community settings, rather than in institutions. However, even in a community setting, there is a need for standards…

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