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[South Sudan]WASH Operations in Twic East County

2020.3.27

Twic East is a county located in Jonglei State, South Sudan.  It is composed of five Payams (administrative divisions); Ajuong, Kongor, Lith, Nyuak, and Pakeer. According to the Fifth Population and Housing Census of Sudan conducted in April 2008, Twic East County had a population of 85,349, comprised of 44,039 male and 41,310 female residents [...]

[South Sudan]Article on UN HOUSE POCS in Juba

2020.1.21

The UN HOUSE POCS are located at UNMISS base along Juba Yei highway about 7km west of juba town, the overwhelming majority of internally Displaced Persons (IDPS) are from the Nuer ethnic group with some small number of foreign nationals (Ethiopians and Eritreans) who were business men and women in the towns of Malakal, Bentiu [...]

[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 [...]