Join us for a panel discussion on the political crisis in South Sudan and the devastating impact the conflict is having on the country's people. Now in its eleventh month, the conflict has killed thousands of civilians and left nearly 2 million displaced from their homes, with projections of worsening food insecurity that could put 2.5 million in crisis or emergency status. Panelists will provide an update of the political, security, and humanitarian situation and discuss U.S. and international engagement to end the conflict and mitigate its human impact. Melanie Teff of the International Rescue Committee will present the findings and recommendations of a new IRC report, Uprooted by Conflict: South Sudan’s Displacement Crisis.
Ambassador Susan D. Page
Senior Advisor, Office of the U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, U.S. Dept. of State Former U.S. Ambassador to South Sudan
Director, Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, USAID