South Sudan: The Unseen Emergency – Explore issues of poverty and conflict in the world’s newest country.

Publisher: Oxfam

KS3: ages 11-14KS4: ages 14-16KS5: ages 16+PDFPowerpoint

How should the international community respond when poverty and conflict combine to create a crisis? Learn about the “unseen emergency” in South Sudan, the world’s newest country. Raise awareness in your school or community and influence MPs to help prevent the crisis worsening.

On 9 July 2011 South Sudan gained independence from Sudan but celebrations were short-lived. The new country faced daunting security and development challenges. In December 2013 renewed violence erupted across South Sudan. What have been the impacts of this violence and how should the international community respond?

 

Includes lesson plans, teachers guide, powerpoint, photosets and game.

 

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    • South Sudan: The Unseen Emergency Teacher's Guide (415kB) Teachers and group leaders - please read this first. The Guide outlines the background to this activity and has suggestions for further learning and curriculum making.
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    • South Sudan: The Unseen Emergency Workshop Plan (192kB) This peer teaching workshop includes the Vulnerability Game and a Diamond Nine activity. It encourages young people to think critically and share their opinions about complex emergencies.
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    • South Sudan: The Unseen Emergency PowerPoint Presentation (6MB) This slideshow has been designed to be delivered by young people to their peers.
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    • South Sudan: The Unseen Emergency Action Guide (161kB) Suggests how young people can raise awareness of South Sudan's crisis in their school or college, and influence their MP.
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    • South Suden Photoset (2MB) A selection of photographs from South Sudan.
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    • Above and Beyond Photoset (2MB) Photographs from the Above and Beyond report.
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