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Strong cereal harvests are keeping global food supplies buoyant, but...
07 December 2017
Efforts in South Sudan to fight Fall armyworm, an insect...
06 December 2017
Hungry families in South Sudan will be able to make...
13 November 2017

THE LIVELIHOOD KITS DISTRIBUTED IN 2017

crop kit

156 042 kitsContains
3 types of seeds and 1 hoe/maloda

Provides
One year of staple crops for a whole family

vegetable kit

380 402 kitsContains
5-7 types of seeds and 1 hoe/maloda

Provides
6 months of nutritious vegetables for one family

fishing kit

257 336 kitsContains
1 coil of monofilament, 100 hooks, and 2 spools of twine

Provides
Fishing capacity to feed 25 families for one day

rapid response kit

25 081 kitsContains
a varied combination of kits (crop, vegetable and /or fishing) based on context

Provides
Life-saving livelihoods assistance to severely food insecure families in remote locations

THE CRISIS IN NUMBERS

3.8million people displaced
4.8million 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 October-December 2017

DOCUMENTS

South Sudan - Situation report 4 December 2017
Highlights Despite the recent main season harvests, almost 5 million people in South Sudan face severe ...
04 December2017
South Sudan Operational overview - 7 November 2017
Highlights World Food Day was celebrated on 16 October, with the a very relevant theme for ...
07 November2017
South Sudan Operational overview - 9 October 2017
Highlights 8050 households reached through seed fairs in Yambio in August and September. Following the completion of ...
10 October2017
South Sudan Operational overview - 19 September 2017
Highlights Rapid response missions are ongoing in Haat, Jonglei and another being prepared for Ayod, Jonglei ...
19 September2017

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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