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South Sudan is facing unprecedented levels of food insecurity, as...
08 February 2016
Nyalen Kuong is suffering from acute malnutrition. Seven months ago,...
26 January 2016
In 2016, FAO seeks USD 787 million to assist over...
19 January 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

2.3million people displaced
2.8million people severely food insecure
45million FAO is seeking by January to help over 2.8 million people 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 update February 2016
South Sudan is facing the worst levels of food insecurity since independence owing to conflict, ...
11 February2016
FAO in South Sudan - 2016 Emergency Livelihood Response Programme
As the crisis in South Sudan enters its third year, FAO remains committed to its ...
16 December2015
FAO in South Sudan - Emergency Livelihood Response Programme: Lessons learned in 2015
In 2015, volatile security conditions and increasing access constraints posed considerable challenges to the implementation ...
16 December2015
South Sudan - Situation update November 2015
Sustainable peace and unhindered humanitarian access remain key to ensuring the food security, nutrition and ...
30 November2015

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
26 MARCH 2014

The number of people displaced by the conflict exceeds 1 million

Many displaced outside South Sudan causing fears of regional refugee crisis

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
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

RESOURCE PARTNERS

FOOD INSECURITY SITUATION