Home > Crisis > South Sudan crisis

LATEST STORIES

A major food crisis has enveloped South Sudan and continues...
02 July 2015
In 2015, FAO seeks USD 759 million to assist over...
22 June 2015
In the day of a community-based animal health worker (CBAHW)...
18 June 2015

THE LIVELIHOOD KITS DISPATCHED TO-DATE IN 2015

crop kit

75 350 kitsContains
3 types of seeds, 1 hoe, 1 sickle

Provides
One year of staple crops for a whole family

vegetable kit

61 389 kitsContains
7 types of seeds, 1 hoe/maloda, 1 rake, 1 sickle

Provides
6 months of nutritious vegetables for one family

fishing kit

58 351 kitsContains
hooks, monofilament, twine and, in some areas, tarpaulin, gill nets

Provides
fishing capacity to feed 25 families for one day

animal health kit

+2.5 mln vaccinatedContains
regular replenishment of drugs and equipment to protect livestock

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

THE CRISIS IN NUMBERS

+2.0million forced from home by conflict
3.8million suffering from crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity
65million FAO is appealing for to support 3.5 million people
4.6million in urgent need of humanitarian assistance

DOCUMENTS

South Sudan - Situation update 4 June 2015
Some 3.8 million people were estimated to be severely food insecure by April in South ...
04 June2015
FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission to South Sudan, 6 May 2015
An FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) visited South Sudan from 2 to ...
06 May2015
South Sudan - Situation update March/April 2015
According to normal seasonal patterns, food insecurity in South Sudan hits its peak between April ...
15 April2015
South Sudan livestock strategy paper
Situation Overview The political crisis in South Sudan has resulted in massive fighting among rival military ...
30 March2015

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
7 MARCH 2014

First Rains in Juba cause flooding in UN bases

Serious concerns of water-borne disease especially cholera

The number of people displaced by the conflict exceeds 1 million

Many displaced outside South Sudan causing fears of regional refugee crisis

26 MARCH 2014
9 MAY 2014

Salva Kiir and Riek Machar sign an agreement to resolve the crisis

Under increasing international pressure and US-led sanctions bringing hope to an end to the violence

South Sudan Humanitarian Conference in Oslo

Donors pledge an additional USD 600 million amid reports of high famine risk and crimes against humanity

20 MAY 2014

RESOURCE PARTNERS

Follow Us On

FOOD INSECURITY SITUATION