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Climate, Peace and Security Fact Sheet: South Sudan (2021)

FS South Sudan 21
Publisher: SIPRI
SIPRI, Stockholm :
March, 2021

South Sudan is highly vulnerable to climate change, including flooding, droughts and, most recently, a locust infestation. Long-term climate change, like a gradual increase in temperature, and short-term changes, like increased flooding, have indirect and interlinked implications for peace and security in South Sudan.


Dr Andrew E. Yaw Tchie is a Senior Researcher in the Research group on peace, conflict and development at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI).
Anab Ovidie Grand is a Junior Research Fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI).
Kheira Tarif is a Researcher in the SIPRI Climate Change and Risk Programme.