WHO South Sudan Emergency Response Situation Report #15, 13 - 19 March 2014

Report
from World Health Organization
Published on 19 Mar 2014

Highlights

  • The security situation remains relatively calm countrywide but unstable. Clashes were reported in Jonglei, Unity and Upper Nile states.

  • There is still a huge funding gap to deliver emergency services to an estimated 4.2 Million people in need of assistance

  • 29.3% of the targeted population of 1.9m have been reached by the health cluster partners since the start of the crisis in December 2013.

  • The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Emergency Directors arrived in the country today 19 March 2014 to assess the humanitarian emergency response and remaining needs.

  • WHO Country Office Emergency Response Team (ERT) conducted supervisory visit to WHO field offices in Bor and Minkaman to assess progress and challenges in the field offices and to strengthen response.