IAS participating in High-Level Humanitarian Pledging Conference

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May 17, 2014 | Posted in Humanitarian intervention, Security, Thematic areas, Upcoming events | By

The crisis in South Sudan is worsening on a daily basis . Therefore IAS Humanitarian Coordinator Daniel Zetterlund will participate in the High-Level Humanitarian Pledging Conference for South Sudan 19-20 of May. The Conference is taking place in Oslo and is hosted by the Norwegian Government and OCHA. The purpose of the Conference is to discuss how to address the humanitarian crisis which during 5 months only has caused 1.3 million people flee their homes. Today over 4 million people, including over 2.5 million children, are extremely vulnerable to food insecurity, as people have been displaced from their sources of survival. IAS has signed a joint NGO statement outlining ‘seven steps’ to address the current crisis.

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