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[South Sudan] Activities during rainy season in South Sudan: Struggling in bad conditions

2019.11.26

In South Sudan, the rainy season lasts from April to October. Many roads are still unpaved and problems with the soil property mean that when it rains roads end up closer to resembling swamps. That is why especially in the rainy season, the local PWJ team has to work even harder to conduct their usual [...]

【Uganda】Our activities for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

2018.6.1

In response to a large influx of refugees from South Sudan, in December 2016, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) first began our projects installing water tanks, and repair of public water taps. then constructed water distribution system with solar pumps, PWJ also built semi-permanent latrines. All these works were targeted to support “Persons with Specific Needs [...]

Kenya : Building Temporary Houses for South Sudanese Refugees

2016.3.17

End of January, 2016 – it is the hottest time of the year in Kenya.  Also it is the time when butterflies come to life all at once, millions of it.  During the recent visit to Kakuma Refugee Camp, where PWJ is building temporary houses for the South Sudanese refugees, we saw butterflies everywhere. Kakuma [...]

South Sudan: Assistance to IDPs in Juba under continued conflict in Northern States

2015.9.30

It’s been almost two years since the internal conflict of broke out in South Sudan on December, 2013. PWJ has been implementing relief program for the returnees in the country since 2006, however, after the internal conflict, expatriates had to be evacuated to the neighboring country, Kenya, where PWJ has been providing relief programs for [...]