Building resilience in natural disaster prone areas in South Sudan Jongolei State

Authors: IGAD
Date: 2019


Baidit is a community in Bor County in Jongolei State where people live in scattered groups of homesteads. Over the past years, climate change has made drought and flood a recurrent event. This brief details how the Baidit community members used Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR) to build resilience by saving, investing and protecting their livelihood.