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23 Jan 2019 description

In Numbers

15,765 mt of food assistance distributed

US$ 1.78 m cash-based transfers made

US$ 35.2 m six months (February-July 2019) net funding requirements

2.37 m people assisted in December 2018

Operational Updates

21 Jan 2019 description

In Numbers

246.73 mt of food assistance distributed

US$ 1.88 m cash-based transfers made

US$ 22.0 m six months (February - July 2019) net funding requirements

489,145 people assisted in DECEMBER 2018

Operational Updates

• WFP’s school feeding programme provided fortified date bars to 58,369 marginalised children in 2,306 rural community schools in eight governorates. Takehome entitlements were provided to 186,050 family members of children with school attendance of 80 percent or more.

16 Jan 2019 description

Highlights
- Though it is the harvesting season for one of the best rainy season during the last decade, the national average price of crops and livestock increased significantly during December compared to previous month.
- In El Gadarif auction market, the monthly average wholesale price of sorghum in December increased compared to November while the millet price slightly decreased. the prices of both increased by more than 100% compared to December 2017.

15 Jan 2019 description

Response Update

The FSL sector key needs during January – September 2018 include General Food Distribution [GFD], Food for Assets [FFA], emergency agriculture, livestock inputs, support services, and livelihoods training and start-up kits.

07 Jan 2019 description

In Numbers

1,619 mt of food assistance distributed

US$ 1.8 m cash-based transfers made

US$ 94 m six months (December 2018-May 2019) net funding requirements. 462,128 m people assisted in November 2018

Operational Updates

16 Dec 2018 description

In Numbers

  • 14,335 mt of food assistance distributed

  • US$ 1.3 m cash based transfers made

  • US$ 20.3 m* six months (December 2018-May 2019) net funding requirements

  • 2.1 m people assisted in November 2018

Operational Context

11 Dec 2018 description

In Numbers

36,000 mt of food assistance distributed

US$ 125 million, six months (November 2018 – April 2019) net funding requirements, representing 48 percent of total requirements.

4.43 million people assisted In October 2018

Operational updates

• According to the 2018 Humanitarian and Disaster Resilience Plan (HDRP) Mid-Year Review, 8 million people require targeted relief food/cash assistance until the end of the year.

26 Nov 2018 description

In Numbers

11,457 mt of food assistance distributed

US$ 1.6 m cash-based transfers made

US$ 45.8 m six months (December 2018 - May 2019) net funding requirements

1.8 m people assisted in October 2018

Operational Context

08 Nov 2018 description

SENS was conducted for South Sudanese refugee camps in White Nile State, Sudan to assess the general health and nutrition status of the refugee population, and formulate workable recommendations for appropriate nutritional and public health interventions. Results indicate critical (>15%) global acute malnutrition (GAM) across all camps, with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) above emergency levels (>2%). The findings also point to the wider effects of chronic under-funding for the response, especially for WASH, health and livelihoods assistance.

08 Nov 2018 description

SENS was conducted for South Sudanese refugees in settlements in South Kordofan State, Sudan to assess the general health and nutrition status of the refugee population, and formulate workable recommendations for appropriate nutritional and public health interventions. Results indicate critical (>15%) global acute malnutrition (GAM), with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) above emergency levels (>2%). The findings also point to the wider effects of chronic under-funding for the response, especially for WASH, health and livelihoods assistance.

06 Nov 2018 description
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04 Nov 2018 description

Operational updates

• According to the recently released 2018 Humanitarian and Disaster Resilience Plan (HDRP) Mid-Year Review, 8 million people require targeted relief food/cash assistance until the end of the year.

• There are 2.9 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ethiopia, of whom over 1.6 million were displaced because of conflict and insecurity.

25 Oct 2018 description

Highlights

▪ The national average prices of sorghum, goat and groundnut continued their increasing trend in September compared to August 2018.

▪ The national average retail price of sorghum slightly increased by 1.1 percent, in WFP areas, compared to the August 2018.

▪ The retail prices of sorghum increased only in 4 out of 12 states, while it either decreased or remained stable in the rest of the states.

▪ The national average retail price of goat continued its significant increase (9.3 percent) compared to the previous month;

21 Oct 2018 description

In Numbers

12,865 mt of food assistance distributed US$ 628,358 cash-based transfers made
US$ 49.5 m six months (October-2018 - March 2019) net funding requirements
1.7 m people assisted in September 2018

Operational Update

• The emergency situation in Jabel Marra is ongoing. In September WFP provided 976 mt of cereal and pulses to a total of 117,887 vulnerable beneficiaries in West and Central Jabel Marra.

04 Oct 2018 description

KHARTOUM– The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a contribution of dates from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that will become part of the daily school meals enjoyed by thousands of vulnerable children in South Kordofan State in Sudan.

WFP provides daily school meals and take-home rations to more than 27,000 children in 47 schools throughout South Kordofan State.