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24 February 2017
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21 February 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
4.9million people severely food insecure
61million 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 February 2017

DOCUMENTS

South Sudan - Situation report 28 February 2017
Highlights Famine was declared in two counties (Leer and Mayendit) with a risk of famine in ...
28 February2017
South Sudan - Situation report 31 January 2017
Highlights In 2017, the food security situation in South Sudan is expected to deteriorate to unprecedented ...
31 January2017
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 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

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.

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