Camp Coordination and Camp Management.
HRSS works with partners in established Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites and host communities to ensure equal access and need based assistance to improve the quality of services for the people affected by displacement caused by conflict and insecurity in the country. This includes engagements and site management. Mobile response.
Economic Empowerment for Women, Girls and youth
Empower Women and girls especially the poorest and most excluded economically and socially to benefit from development, this will entail consolidating the livelihoods of women and other venerable groups in communities through capacity building and provision of income generating activities.
Peace Building and Conflict Transformation
Hope Restoration seeks to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels through:
- Advocating for significant reduction of all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere.
- Promoting the rule of law at the lowest levels (Villages, Bomas, Payam’s, County) as well as states, national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all.
- Advocating for the development of effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels.
- Improving public access to information and protecting fundamental right and freedoms in accordance with national legislation and international agreements.
- Advocating and promoting the enforcement of non-discriminatory laws and policies for sustainable development.
Protection, Women Empowerment & Gender Based Violence (GBV)
Hope Restoration seeks to provide life-saving GBV prevention, response and risk mitigation activities within the established Women and Girls Friendly Spaces (WGFS) in leer, Mayendit offering quality case management, psychosocial support, counselling and referral pathways and achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls through:
Reducing all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere:
Reducing all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking, sexual, and other types of exploitation.
- Eliminating all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation.
- Improving women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision making in political, economic and public life.
Health and Nutrition
Hope Restoration aims to provide emergency and essential health and nutrition services to address immediate health needs of persons impacted by acute emergencies while providing support in primary healthcare in a way that would resonate well with community needs especially in the counties and localities of Leer, Panyijar, Mayendit, Koch, Guit, Rubkona.
- Provide emergency and essential health and nutrition services to address immediate health needs of persons impacted by acute emergencies
- Reduce the maternal mortality rate.
- Reduce preventable deaths of new-borns and children under 5 years of age.
- Reduce new infections of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, neglected tropical diseases, combat hepatitis, water-borne diseases, and other communicable diseases.
- Improve access to sexual and reproductive health-care services, including for family planning, information and education, and the integration of reproductive health into national strategies and programmes.
Food Security and Livelihood
Food security and livelihood is one of the main focus areas, HRSS supports vulnerable communities affected by conflict to recover and move towards self-reliance. Interventions address two important aspects of the respective communities: Immediate emergency humanitarian livelihoods support – This is help accorded to the most vulnerable households that have been affected by conflict and other disasters. The program targets internally displaced persons (IDPs), returnees and host communities. In this area, HRSS has so far supported more than 1,000,000 beneficiaries in over 5 states within South Sudan with vegetable seeds, crops, fishing kits and agricultural tools and HRSS has also trained over 500 Agricultural Extension Workers and Animal health workers.
- Long-term food security and livelihood support – This program seeks to empower communities, especially women and other special groups, through different innovative approaches in order to change their lives through training on entrepreneurship and life skills, village farm schools, and village saving and loans associations (VSLAs) and other income-generating activities (IGA) aimed at changing their lives in the long term. Livestock support also forms one core area of engagement within the long-term food security and livelihood support. The Food Security and livelihood programme is integrated and mainstreamed across other programmes that HRSS is engaged in such as Water Hygiene and Sanitation (WASH), Health and nutrition, Protection, GBV and gender empowerment.
Gender Based Violence and Harmful traditional practices including early child marriage
HRSS will continue to scale up its programs on creating GBV awareness for both men and women through the development and dissemination of GBV key messages. Child brides typically have very limited access to contraception and a lack of educational opportunities. They are often subject to a lifetime of poverty. Statistically, child brides have a higher risk of becoming victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and murder. HRSS through its massive community engagement action will work to raise awareness about the dangers of early child marriage and also provide support to young mothers to regain their wellbeing.
Reproductive Health services and HIV prevention and management
In our humanitarian response, we include provision of access to information and services for maternal health, family planning and HIV prevention to crisis affected population, particularly women and adolescent girls in training centres, women and girl friendly space and referral pathways.