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14 Feb 2017 description
infographic World Food Programme

The United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRD) is a network of depots around the world (Ghana, Italy, UAE, Malaysia, Panama, Spain) that stores and manages relief items on behalf of the humanitarian community. Strategic stocks of emergency relief goods are available at any given time and, at the onset of an emergency, UNHRD is ready to dispatch immediately.

13 Feb 2017 description

In Numbers

1.83 million internally displaced people (OCHA)

1,291,323 South Sudanese refugees (UNHCR)

223,994 seeking shelter with the UN (UNMISS)

4.6 million people projected to require food assistance from January—April 2017 (WFP estimate)


  • In response to ongoing fighting in Upper Nile, WFP is preparing a response to assist recently displaced populations.

13 Feb 2017 description

YOKOHAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed the announcement last week of a US$85.2 million cash contribution from the Government of Japan. The donation will enable WFP to provide vital food and nutrition assistance in 33 countries across Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

13 Feb 2017 description

UNMISS “Protection of Civilians” (PoC) Sites

  • As of 09 February 2017, a total of number of civilians seeking safety in six Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites located on UNMISS bases is 223,926 including 120,011 in Bentiu, 33,191 in Malakal, 38,942 in Juba UN House, 1,976 in Bor, 681 in Melut and 200 in Wau, in Western Bahr El Ghazal adjusted area 28,925.
13 Feb 2017 description

(Juba, 13 February 2017): Humanitarian organizations are appealing for US$1.6 billion to provide life-saving assistance and protection to 5.8 million people across South Sudan in 2017.

“The humanitarian situation in South Sudan has deteriorated dramatically due to the devastating combination of conflict, economic decline and climatic shocks,” said Mr. Eugene Owusu, the Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan. “In 2017, we are facing unprecedented needs, in an unprecedented number of locations, and these needs will increase during the upcoming lean season.”

13 Feb 2017 description

Humanitarian needs & key figures

Over the past year, the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan has deepened and spread, affecting people in areas previously considered stable and exhausting the coping capacity of those already impacted. Three years on from the outbreak of conflict in December 2013, nearly 7.5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance and protection across the country as a result of armed conflict, inter-communal violence, economic crisis, disease outbreaks and climatic shocks.

13 Feb 2017 description


Under the 2017 South Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan, humanitarian partners aim to respond to the most life-threatening needs of 5.8 million people out of an estimated 7.5 million in need of humanitarian protection and assistance across South Sudan.

13 Feb 2017 description




• 2017 : 7,3M

• 2018 : 7,5M

• 2019 : 7,7M


• 2017 : 6,7M

• 2018 : 7,1M

• 2019 : 7,2M


• 2017 : 748,0M

• 2018 : 780,5M

• 2019 : 776,6M

Total : 2,3 milliards





13 Feb 2017 description
report Sudan Tribune

February 12, 2017 (RUMBEK) – 14 people have died of a Cholera-related disease in South Sudan’s Eastern Lakes state, an official said.

Minister of Health said that at least 14 people have dead in cases suspected to be cholera.

“We have 14 death cases related to Cholera in Shambe, Lang-matot and Adior,” the state health minister, Achol Marial, disclosed.

“The death record in Shambe is 7 people and 7 others were in Lang-matot, which makes the total of 14 dead people,” he added.

13 Feb 2017 description
report Xinhua

JUBA, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- China and South Sudan have agreed to boost cooperation in the health sector by enhancing knowledge sharing, capacity building, and hospital to hospital collaboration.

The deal which was sealed in Juba on Friday will also allow Chinese health specialists to set up experimental operations and management units in the East African nation.

13 Feb 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund


 UNICEF’s 2017 Humanitarian Action for Children (HAC) appeal for Sudan launched in January amounted to US$ 110.25 million to respond to children’s humanitarian needs across the country. According to the 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for Sudan, an estimated 5.8 million people are in dire need of humanitarian assistance, including over 3 million children.

12 Feb 2017 description

12 Feb 2017

Joint statement by Margot Wallström
, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden and Leila Zerrougui
, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict

Throughout the world hundreds of thousands of children go to sleep each night, not with their favourite teddy bear or doll beside them, but with a gun.

12 Feb 2017 description
report Guardian

Campaigners say tens of millions in urgent need in Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria and Somalia are in hands of an overwhelmed, outdated humanitarian network

Karen McVeigh and Ben Quinn

Famine is looming in four different countries, threatening unprecedented levels of hunger and a global crisis that is already stretching the aid and humanitarian system like never before, experts and insiders warn.

12 Feb 2017 description

The United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) has destroyed 13 small arms confiscated by its troops in line with UN Security Council resolution 2205 of February 2015 that reaffirmed UNISFA mandate to undertake weapons confiscation and destruction in the Abyei Area.

11 Feb 2017 description
report UN Security Council


The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Volodymyr Yelchenko (Ukraine):

11 Feb 2017 description


The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in collaboration with partners are educating school children in the UN Protection of Civilian (PoC) site on the risks of landmines and other Explosive Remnants of War (ERWs).

The children were advised to embrace their new knowledge in order to save the lives of themselves, their classmates and family members who may not be aware of the dangers posed by mines and other ERWs scattered around areas they live in or pass through.