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  • 24/05/2017 — South Sudan SHOTLIST (PDF)

    Heads of UN Food Agencies Call for Urgent Peace in Famine-Stricken South Sudan (For the Media)

    JUBA – All parties to the conflict in South Sudan must cease violence and work together to ensure that food and other lifesaving support can reach people to end famine and severe hunger, the heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said yesterday. FAO’s José Graziano da Silva and WFP’s David Beasley made their appeal during a visit to Unity State, one of the areas in South Sudan worst hit by the current hunger crisis.

  • 24/05/2017 — South Sudan

    South Sudanese Fleeing Hunger and Conflict in Uganda

    The scale of the refugee crisis in Uganda is extraordinary, with average daily arrivals of over 2,000 people. The country now hosts the largest refugee population in Africa, over 1.2 million people, 74 percent from South Sudan. The number of refugees WFP assists has more than doubled in the last year. WFP has a shortfall of US$60 million to fund operations from May through October.

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Publications

  • Conducting Mobile Surveys Responsibly: A Field Book for WFP Staff, May 2017

    Conducting Mobile Surveys Responsibly: A Field Book for WFP Staff, May 2017
    The field book outlines the main risks for staff engaged in mobile data collection and helps promote responsible data collection/storage/sharing in the very complex environment...
  • South Sudan - Market Price Monitoring, 2017

    South Sudan - Market Price Monitoring, 2017
    South Sudan - Market Price Monitoring, 2017 ...
  • The Market Monitor

    The Market Monitor
    This bulletin provides information on price changes for the most commonly consumed staples and their potential impacts on the cost of the basic food basket. ...
  • Seasonal Monitor

    Seasonal Monitor
    The WFP Seasonal Monitor examines satellite imagery of rainfall and vegetation in order to assess the development of the growing season and how such conditions might impact the lives and livelihoods of the...

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