UN-Habitat in South Sudan 
Country Information

Total Value of UN-HABITAT Investments: US$ 6,539,531

Total Number of UN-HABITAT Projects:   5  projects

Capital:   Juba

Major Cities:  Malakal, Wau, Pajok, Yei, Yambio, Aweil, Gogrial, Rumbek, Bor

Population

10.84 Million

2012

GDP

US$10.22 Billion

2012

GDP growth

-47.6%

2012

Urban population (annual %)

18%

2010

Population growth rate (average annual %)

4.3%

2011

Urban population growth rate (average annual %)

%

2010

Rural population growth rate (average annual %)

%

2010

source: World bank report

 

Donors: UNDP, Canada (DFAIT/START), UNHCR Sudan, UNHCR Sudan, Japan, UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS),

UN-Habitat Emergency Response Fund

Implementing Partners:  UNHCR Sudan

Projects

Project Title
Project Objective
Focus/Branch

Capacity Building for Land and Conflict Management in Southern Sudan
To contribute to the more effective management of land-related disputes and conflicts in South Sudan.  The programme will focus on critical interventions that will strengthen the capacity of key institutions to mitigate the risks of land-related disputes leading to conflict and to enable them to more effectively manage land disputes
Research and capacity development

Capacity Building for Land Conflict Management in South Sudan
To contribute to the more effective management of land-related disputes and conflicts in South Sudan.  The programme will focus on critical interventions that will strengthen the capacity of key institutions to mitigate the risks of land-related disputes leading to conflict and to enable them to more effectively manage land disputes
Research and capacity development

Housing and Livelihood Support for Returnees in South Sudan
Participatory settlement planning is applied in selected areas of the 3 targeted States where returnees will be settled, in support of their reintegration and of a slum upgrading/prevention effort; Basic housing units and urban services are provided, targeting the most vulnerable returnees in urban expansion areas; Trainings to returnees are delivered in low-cost and environmental-friendly SSB construction technology and they are engaged on construction activities to support their sustainable livelihoods
Housing and slum upgrading, Risk reduction and rehabilitation

Quick Impact Project: Urban Water and Sanitation Project (UNMISS)

Urban basic services

Support to Sustainable reintegration of returnees in South Sudan
To address immediate housing needs of displaced families after the revolution in Libya and assisting the ministry of housing with a short and medium term housing policy and technical support
Risk reduction and rehabilitation