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South Sudan
USAID is helping the new country of South Sudan build toward a peaceful, prosperous future
Timothy McKulka/USAID

The magnitude of the humanitarian, social and political crisis spurred by violence that erupted in South Sudan in December 2013 has drastically changed the context for development. In response, USAID redirected its assistance, shifting from state-building to more directly assisting the people of South Sudan.