South Sudan

South Sudan

Read more about FAO in emergencies and the crisis in South SudanSouth Sudan is facing unprecedented levels of food insecurity, as more than 6 million people – just under 60 percent of the country’s population – are severely food insecure, according to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) analysis. The outlook for the remainder of 2019 is far from promising.

While famine has been contained since it was declared in some areas of Unity state in February 2017, the IPC warns that the situation remains critical and the risk of famine persists, especially in isolated areas where conflict and other factors can quickly and dramatically increase. Some 1.7 million people are estimated to be in the Emergency level (IPC Phase 4) of food insecurity, and 47 000 at the Catastrophe level (IPC Phase 5).

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 - The project "Strengthening the Livelihoods Resilience of Pastoral and Agropastoral Communities in South Sudan’s Cross-border Areas with Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda" (OSRO/SSD/703/EC) aims to promote ...read more
01/10/2019
 - The Food and Nutrition Security Resilience Programme (FNS-REPRO) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), funded by the Government of the Netherlands, ...read more
30/09/2019
 - The Kingdom of the Netherlands has contributed $28 million to back FAO's work to boost the resilience of food systems in Somalia, Sudan, and South Sudan ...read more
24/09/2019
 - To increase food security and the resilience of livelihoods to threats and crises
18/09/2019
 - IPC acute food insecurity situation overview in South Sudan from 01/01 to 30/04/2020. Click on the Counties for more details.
11/09/2019
 - IPC acute food insecurity situation overview in South Sudan from 01/09 to 31/12/2019. Click on the Counties for more details.
11/09/2019
 - IPC acute food insecurity situation overview in South Sudan since 2014. Click on the pies for more details and check the list of IPC maps of ...read more
11/09/2019
 - IPC acute food insecurity situation overview in South Sudan from 01/08 to 31/08/2019. Click on the Counties for more details.
11/09/2019
 - In spite of a slight improvement in the food security situation since June 2019, more than half the population of South Sudan – some 6.35 million ...read more
11/09/2019
 - This update, facilitated by the Food Security Information Network and produced under the Global Network Against Food Crises, provides the members of the United Nations Security Council ...read more
05/09/2019