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Famine has eased in South Sudan after a significant scale up in...
21 June 2017
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, nearly 8 million...
25 May 2017
All parties to the conflict in South Sudan must cease violence and...
24 May 2017

THE LIVELIHOOD KITS DISTRIBUTED DURING
THE ONGOING DRY SEASON CAMPAIGN 2016-17

crop kit

105 911 kitsContains
3 types of seeds and 1 hoe/maloda

Provides
One year of staple crops for a whole family

vegetable kit

60 536 kitsContains
7 types of seeds and 1 hoe/maloda

Provides
6 months of nutritious vegetables for one family

fishing kit

45 375 kitsContains
1 coil of monofilament, 100 hooks, and 2 spools of twine

Provides
Fishing capacity to feed 25 families for one day

animal health kit

162 567 livestockContains
regular replenishment of drugs and equipment to protect livestock

Provides
Animal health services for 80 families for 4-6 months

THE CRISIS IN NUMBERS

2.5million people displaced
6million people severely food insecure
70million FAO is seeking to assist 3 million households in 2017
8.9million people in urgent need of assistance

Population in IPC Phases

Download the IPC reportSouth Sudan - IPC report June-July 2017

DOCUMENTS

South Sudan Operational overview - 9 June 2017
Highlights FAO Rapid Response Team plan to reach 83 440 households with direct distributions by the ...
09 June2017
Famine response and prevention in Northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen
The world faces one of the largest food crises in 70 years, with 20 million ...
05 June2017
South Sudan - Situation report 31 May 2017
Highlights The main planting season is underway in South Sudan and it is critical that farmers ...
31 May2017
South Sudan Operational overview - 25 May 2017
Highlights FAO South Sudan Rapid Response Team has carried out direct distributions to 1 200 HH ...
30 May2017

FUNDING

in million USD

TIMELINE

Fighting breaks out in Juba and spreads to Jonglei, Unity and Upper Nile States

Thousands are killed, people flee their homes, and aid stocks are looted

15-22 DECEMBER 2013
MAY 2015

HEAVY FIGHTING IN SOUTHERN UNITY

500 000 displaced, planting season missed

PEACE AGREEMENT SIGNED

The agreement has been signed by government and opposition

26 AUGUST 2015
JULY – DECEMBER 2015

RECCURING VIOLENCE IN WESTERN EQUATORIA AND WESTERN BAHR EL-GHAZAL

Second planting season missed in largest food-producing states due to instability

OUTBREAK OF VIOLENCE IN JUBA

FAO warehouse looted, second planting season missed in some counties due to insecurity

JULY 2016
20 FEBRUARY 2017

FAMINE DECLARED IN PARTS OF SOUTH SUDAN

Some 100,000 people are facing starvation in parts of South Sudan where famine has been declared. A further 1 million people are classified as being on the brink of famine.

RESOURCE PARTNERS

FOOD INSECURITY SITUATION

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