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LATEST STORIES

The combined effects of long-term conflict and the economic crisis...
26 May 2016
Civil strife and unfavourable rains have further reduced crop production...
05 April 2016
Improving food security can help build sustainable peace and even...
29 March 2016

THE LIVELIHOOD KITS DISTRIBUTED TO-DATE IN 2015

crop kit

201 980 kitsContains
3 types of seeds, 1 hoe, 1 sickle

Provides
One year of staple crops for a whole family

vegetable kit

189 442 kitsContains
7 types of seeds, 1 hoe/maloda, 1 rake, 1 sickle

Provides
6 months of nutritious vegetables for one family

fishing kit

123 122 kitsContains
hooks, monofilament, twine and, in some areas, tarpaulin, gill nets

Provides
fishing capacity to feed 25 families for one day

animal health kit

+5.5 mln 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

2.4million people displaced
2.8million people severely food insecure
45million FAO is seeking to assist 3.1 million households in 2016
6.2million people in urgent need of assistance

Population in IPC Phases

Download the IPC reportSouth Sudan - IPC report December 2015

DOCUMENTS

South Sudan - Situation report April 2016
Key messages Insecurity in Wau County is preventing farmers from preparing their lands in time for ...
18 April2016
FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission to South Sudan, 5 April 2016
Highlights With a projected population of about 11.8 million people in mid-2016, the overall cereal deficit ...
07 April2016
South Sudan - Situation update March 2016
Key messages Without urgent support to increase access to necessary inputs, farmers and herders will remain ...
18 March2016
South Sudan - Situation update February 2016
South Sudan is facing the worst levels of food insecurity since independence owing to conflict, ...
11 February2016

SOUTH SUDAN IN THE 2016 HUMANITARIAN APPEALS

FAO SEEKS FUNDING TO

Provide emergency livelihood support for food insecure and displaced households

Increase production, availability and access to food sources where possible (Greater Equatorias, Greater Bahr el-Ghazal and selected areas in Greater Upper Nile, where security allows)

Support food security information and analysis mechanisms for evidence-based decision-making

   

HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN

FAO requires

USD 45 million

to assist

2.8 million people

  3.9 million food insecure
  IPC Acute Food Insecurity Phase classification in South Sudan
 
INTEGRATED FOOD SECURITY PHASE CLASSIFICATION
(August-September 2015)
Population: 11.7 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

RESOURCE PARTNERS

FOOD INSECURITY SITUATION

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