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In 2017, FAO seeks USD 1.05 billion to assist over...
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02 December 2016
An increasing number of South Sudanese will continue to face...
07 November 2016

THE CRISIS IN NUMBERS

2.5million people displaced
4.8million people severely food insecure
45million FAO is seeking to assist 3.1 million households in 2016
8.9million people in urgent need of assistance

Population in IPC Phases

Download the IPC reportSouth Sudan - IPC report June 2016

DOCUMENTS

South Sudan - Situation report 24 October 2016
Key messages In 2017, the food security situation in South Sudan is expected to deteriorate to ...
25 October2016
South Sudan - Situation report 6 September 2016
Key messages In 2016, the food security situation in South Sudan deteriorated to alarming levels, particularly in areas ...
06 September2016
South Sudan - Situation report 20 July 2016
Key messages Recent violence is expected to exacerbate already unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity ...
28 July2016
South Sudan Resilience Strategy 2016–2018
The South Sudan Resilience Strategy has been developed to bridge the humanitarian and development frameworks. ...
20 June2016

SOUTH SUDAN IN THE 2017 HUMANITARIAN APPEALS

FAO SEEKS FUNDING TO

Provide emergency livelihood support to food insecure and displaced households
Increase seed production
Strengthen food security information, analysis and coordination
   

HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN

FAO requires
USD 61 million
to assist
3 million people

Read more about FAO in the 2017 humanitarian appeals

  4.9 severly million food insecure
  Acute Food Insecurity situation in South Sudan
 
ACUTE FOOD INSECURITY SITUATION
(August-September 2016)
Population: 11.5 million

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

ECONOMIC DOWNTURN WORSENS

Government implements extreme measures to mitigate effects of the economic crisis

JULY 2015
26 AUGUST 2015

PEACE AGREEMENT SIGNED

The agreement has been signed by government and opposition

RECCURING VIOLENCE IN WESTERN EQUATORIA AND WESTERN BAHR EL-GHAZAL

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

JULY – DECEMBER 2015
JULY 2016

OUTBREAK OF VIOLENCE IN JUBA

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

RESOURCE PARTNERS

FOOD INSECURITY SITUATION

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