Leaflets and brochures

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From War Hero to Peace Hero: Disarm, Demobilise and Reintegrate.
10 steps towards a better future for the men and women who fought for the liberation of South Sudan.
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DDR in South Sudan Download[190KB]

DDR is the process by which former fighters are removed from the army and assisted to reintegrate into their civilian communities. DDR focuses on providing ex‐combatants with the skills they require to make a success of civilian life, to help support themselves and their families in the future.


DDR and Communities in South Sudan Download[195KB]

When ex‐fighters return home, they are re‐joining vibrant communities full of people. If the returnees have been separated for a long time the reunion can raise a lot of issues on both sides, the home coming can sometimes be bitter as well as sweet.


Women and DDR in South Sudan Download[311KB]

A few women were fighters during the war, but SPLA also depended on other women who performed important non‐military roles, for instance as cooks and field nurses. In some cases, women were forced to take refuge with the forces as their communities were severely war‐affected. Women in this situation, who lived alongside the army, assisting and moving with the forces, are known as ‘Women Associated with Armed Forces’, or WAAF. All these women are included in the first group to go through the DDR process ‐ those with Special Needs.


DDR Reintegration Training Support in South Sudan Download[197KB]

Reintegration is the longest and most complicated phase of DDR. It takes place once Disarmament and Demobilization have been completed, and it is the stage during which the ex‐combatant is helped to gain the skills he or she will need to earn an independent income in civilian life. Training may vary due to local conditions and circumstances.