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United Nations, United States and European Union call for immediate action on South Sudan

The leaders issued a Call for Action on South Sudan urging immediate action on three critical fronts.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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South Sudan Crisis - Fact Sheet #37, Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • Humanitarian organizations are increasingly concerned regarding severely deteriorating food security conditions in South Sudan. An estimated 7 million people are vulnerable to food insecurity, with 3.7 million people at high risk, according to the U.N. Malnutrition levels are also increasing, and the U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) estimates that 222,700 children may require treatment for severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in the coming months—more than double the number of children requiring treatment in 2013.

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South Sudan Crisis - Fact Sheet #36, Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Relief agencies are working to quickly decongest the overcrowded the U.N. Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) bases in Juba town, Central Equatoria State, and Malakal town, Upper Nile.

  • To reach conflict-affected populations displaced outside of UNMISS bases, relief agencies are deploying mobile response teams to remote, difficult-to-access areas.

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Recent Reported Incidents of Violence in South Sudan (Last Updated 03/28/14)

[South Sudan Crisis - Fact Sheet #35, Fiscal Year (FY) 2014](/node 648370)

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South Sudan Crisis - Fact Sheet #35, Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Conflict that erupted on December 15 has displaced nearly 1.1 million people.

  • Relocation efforts are underway in UNMISS internally displaced person (IDP) sites to reduce overcrowding in flood-prone areas.

  • The U.N. World Food Program (WFP) distributes approximately 1,300 metric tons (MT) of food commodities to refug

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South Sudan - Crisis Fact sheet #34 Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Threats, harassment, and attacks targeting humanitarian actors continue to hinder the delivery of emergency humanitarian assistance.

  • WFP airdrops food rations for approximately 8,000 people in Unity State.

  • Efforts to reduce overcrowding in UNMISS internally displaced person (IDP) sites remain paramount as rainy season advances.

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South Sudan - Crisis Fact sheet #33 Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Humanitarian access deteriorates across South Sudan as local authorities impede the transport of relief supplies.
  • Heavy rainfall destroys internally displaced person (IDP) shelters in the capital of Juba.
  • Emergency medical assistance and primary health care services benefit more than 559,000 people in South Sudan.
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South Sudan Crisis Fact Sheet #32 for Fiscal Year 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Volatile security conditions persist in Jonglei, Unity, and Upper Nile states.

  • Food insecurity and malnutrition concerns escalate as conflict impedes aid operations and disrupts market activities.

  • Relief agencies press armed actors for unfettered humanitarian access to all conflict-affected and displaced people.

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

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South Sudan Crisis Fact Sheet #30 for Fiscal Year 2014

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • Vulnerable populations continue to flee ongoing fighting in South Sudan, with violence displacing nearly 882,000 people—including both internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees fleeing to neighboring countries—since December 15, according to the U.N.

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South Sudan Crisis Fact Sheet #31 for Fiscal Year 2014

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • Vulnerable populations continue to flee ongoing fighting in South Sudan, with violence displacing nearly 885,000 people—including both internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees fleeing to neighboring countries—since December 15, according to the U.N.

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Ethiopia Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #1, Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Above-average meher harvests benefit chronically food-insecure areas of Ethiopia, but localized food insecurity persists in areas affected by below-average rainfall.

  • GoE and humanitarian partners release the Ethiopia Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD) for 2014.

  • Conflict in South Sudan forces more than 42,000 South Sudanese refugees to seek shelter in Ethiopia.