South Sudan emergency

Videos(23)

  • 13/03/2018 — South Sudan emergency

    Food Insecurity Extreme Levels in South Sudan

    Food insecurity in South Sudan has reached the most extreme levels since independence in 2011. Famine has eased after a significant scale up in the humanitarian response. However, the situation remains dire across the country and the approaching lean season threatens the food security of 7 million people. As seasonal hunger peaks, WFP needs US$300 million to feed people and make sure that no child goes to sleep hungry. 

  • 12/03/2018 — South Sudan emergency SHOTLIST (PDF)

    Nearly Two-Thirds of the Population in South Sudan at Risk of Rising Hunger (For the Media)

    More than 7 million people in South Sudan – almost two-thirds of the population – could become severely food insecure in the coming months without sustained humanitarian assistance and access, three United Nations agencies warned today. Last year, FAO, WFP, UNICEF and their partners rolled out their largest ever aid campaign, saving lives and containing famine. In 2017, agency partners conducted more than 135 rapid humanitarian missions to the most hard-to-reach areas, providing life-saving assistance to over 1.8 million people. 

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Publications

  • South Sudan - Rapid Appraisal Tonga, Panyikang County, October 2017

    South Sudan - Rapid Appraisal Tonga, Panyikang County, October 2017
    The overall food security, nutrition, WASH, health and education situation was reported to be poor and has deteriorated due to recent conflict and displacements in...
  • WFP Year in Review 2016

    WFP Year in Review 2016
    The Year in Review describes WFP’s actions and achievements in serving people’s emergency, recovery and development needs in 2016. It covers WFP’s provision of vital,...
  • South Sudan Lessons Learned Summary Report

    South Sudan Lessons Learned Summary Report
    This Lessons Learned Summary report identifies key lessons drawn from the experiences of WFP staff involved in the South Sudan Corporate Response from February to...
  • Hunger Map 2014

    Hunger Map 2014
    From Africa and Asia to Latin America and the Near East, there are 805 million people in the world who do not get enough food...

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