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09 Jul 2012 description

The number of severely malnourished children far surpasses emergency thresholds with several months to go before harvest season

Today marks the one year anniversary of South Sudanese independence from Sudan. How do things fare for the South Sudanese population one year later? Today, we share the alarming news about the continued hunger crisis in one part of the country. And stay tuned to the blog later this month for more stories about our work in the world’s newest nation.

13 Nov 2008 description

I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Melut is one of the 13 counties in Upper Nile state, South Sudan. It is bordered by four counties namely: Manyo in the South West, Malakal in the South East, Maaban in the East, and Renk County in the North. The county is situated in the Nile Sobat livelihood zone along the east of the Nile corridor.

Administratively the county has six Payams (administrative units defining a county) thus; Melut, Paloch, Galdora, Bemichuk, Wunamom and Panamdit.

30 Sep 2008 description

.I. INTRODUCTION

Tonga bulletin collates initial data collected in Nyibodo, Atigo, Tonga centre, Yom, Nyijwad and Dinyo Bomas constituting Tonga payam, Panyikang County.

Tonga Payam comprises of nine Bomas; Papuojo, Aidhajo, Nyibodo, Atigo, Tonga centre, Yom, Nyi-jwad and Dinyo. The main inhabitants are Shilluk and to a lesser extent Nuers among other commu-ties. The total population of the payam was 23,286(1). Settlements were situated mainly along the stretch of river Nile.

30 Sep 2008 description

.I. INTRODUCTION

This report presents the results of the seventh round of data collection of nutrition sentinel site surveillance carried out in the SouthernZone, Malakal County of upper Nile state in September 2008.

The main inhabitants of Malakal belong to Shiluk ethnicity with increasing numbers from other ethnic groups particularly the Nuer and Dinka. The main sources of livelihood in the area are employment and trade(1).

25 Aug 2008 description

INTRODUCTION

Bentiu and Rub Kona towns are located in Rub Kona County, Unity State, South Sudan. Unity state is an oil-bearing state bordered by South and Western Kordofan states on north (border with north Sudan), Warrap State on west and Jonglei State on east. Theses twin towns are located at approximately 800 km south of Khartoum. They are separated by a 7km tarmac road that crosses the Northern Bahr el Ghazal River by a bridge.

31 Jul 2008 description

.I. INTRODUCTION

This is the first bulletin of the initial data collection in Obel 1, 2 and 3 of Panyikang County. Obel 1, 2 and 3 are situated along Sobat corridor and inhabited by mainly Nuer and Shilluk among other communities. During the inception phase, appropriate background information analysis and stakeholder consultations were done to establish the site. The site was set up concurrently with the inception of Integrated Community Based Recovery and Development (ICRD).

28 Jun 2008 description

INTRODUCTION

Aweil East Country is situated in Northern Bahr El Ghazal (NBeG) sate, in Southern Sudan. It is under the Government of Southern Sudan, following the peace agreement signed in January 2005 between the government of Khartoum and the SPLM (Sudanese People Liberation Movement). NBeG is one of the smaller states of Southern Sudan but the most densely populated. It is a returnee/IDP entry point from Khartoum and Darfur.

21 Jun 2008 description


I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Khorfulus and Atar areas are situated in the north eastern corner of Jonglei state. The areas border Upper Nile state, Old Fangak, Ayod and Nyirol counties to the north, south, south west and south east respectively. Rivers Nile and Sobat which traverse the region are important for fishing and transport.

Generally, Khorfulus and Atar are characterized by a flat low lying topography. Black cotton loamy soil with clay content is the main soil type. Acacia senegalis species and elephant grass formed the predominant vegetative cover.

21 May 2008 description

INTRODUCTION

Khorfulus and Atar areas are situated in the north eastern corner of Jonglei state. The areas border Upper Nile state, Old Fangak, Ayod and Nyirol counties to the north, south, south west and south east respectively. Rivers Nile and Sobat which traverse the region are important for fishing and transport.

Generally, Khorfulus and Atar are characterized by a flat low lying topography. Black cotton loamy soil with clay content is the main soil type.

19 Dec 2007 description

I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Introduction

Renk is one of the counties that constitute the Upper Nile state which is located North East of South Sudan. The County is bordered by Manyo County to the West, Melut County to the South, Longuchuk County to the South East and Jebelen to the North.

The county comprises of four administrative Payams namely; Renk, Jelhak, Shomedi and Geiger. Renk payam which is cosmopolitan is subdivided into planned block settlements such as Wunkiir, Medakon and Gaberona (Graves) IDP camps.

19 Dec 2007 description

INTRODUCTION

This report presents the results of the pilot sentinel site established in Khorfulus, Atar County (Jonglei state) in October 2007. This bulletin provides information on the first and second rounds of results based on nutrition indicators as well as the other indicators related to the underlying causes of malnutrition for the months of October and November 2007. Every month, a new selection of 6 zones is selected randomly in the same area for surveillance. Data from October and November have been compiled together in order to show trends in each sector.

19 Dec 2007 description

INTRODUCTION

This report presents the results of the pilot sentinel site established in the southern zone of Malakal County (Upper Nile state) in September 2007. This bulletin provides information on the second and third rounds of results based on nutrition indicators as well as the other indicators related to the underlying causes of malnutrition for the months of October and November 2007. Every month, a new selection of 6 zones is selected randomly in the same area for surveillance.

06 Dec 2007 description


TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

II. INTRODUCTION

III. OBJECTIVES

IV. METHODOLOGY
- Type of Survey and Sample Size
- Sampling Methodology
- Data Collection
- Indicators, Guidelines, and Formula's Used

06 Dec 2007 description


INTRODUCTION

Tonj North County situated in Warrap state borders Tonj South to the South, Tonj East to the East, Gogrial East County to the North and Wau County to the West. It is composed of 37 bomas and 10 payams namely; Alabek, Aliek, Pagol, Man Alor, Awul, Warrap, Kiirik, Akop, Rualbet and Marial Lou. The total population was estimated at 540,000.(1)

29 Oct 2007 description

.I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Introduction

South Bor County is part of Jonglei state, and borders Pibor, Awerial and North Bor counties to the east, west and north respectively. The county is sub divided into 6 payams namely Baidit, Jalle, Anyidi, Kolnyang, Makuach and Bor town.

The county is characterized by flat, low-lying terrain with black cotton and sandy soil. It is rich in oil field. The area has two water bodies: River Panjir which cuts across the county and the Nile on the eastern side.

21 Jun 2007 description

A la veille de la conférence ministérielle qui doit se tenir à Paris le 25 juin prochain, Action contre la Faim fait un point sur la situation humanitaire au Darfour.

A l'approche de la saison des pluies au Darfour, la situation humanitaire est « stabilisée » par les efforts conjoints des acteurs humanitaires, bien que leur travail soit rendu de plus en plus difficile, notamment par l'insécurité généralisée.

02 Apr 2007 description

INTRODUCTION

Upper Nile state borders White and Blue Nile states to the North; Ethiopia to the East; South Kordofan and Unity states to the West and Jonglei state to the South. The state comprises of 12 counties namely: Renk, Melut, Manyou, Fashoda, Malakal, Panyikang, Maban, Maiwut, Baliet, Nasir and Longuchok. Malakal has five administrative payams namely Northern, Central, Southern, Lelo and Ogod. Malakal town hosts the state headquarters.

14 Mar 2007 description

INTRODUCTION

Melut County is located in Upper-Nile state. It is bordered by four counties in the same state: Manyo County in the south west, Maaban County in the east, Baliet County in the south and Renk County in the north. Melut County is situated in the Nile Sobat zone and along East of Nile corridor which it shares with Manyo County in the western bank of the river.

09 Feb 2007 description

INTRODUCTION

Gogrial West County is situated in Warrap State, Southern Sudan's Bahr-el-Ghazal region. It borders Unity State, Wau, Twic, Tonj, Aweil East and South Counties to the North East, South West, North, East and West respectively.

14 Dec 2006 description

INTRODUCTION

Old Fangak is located in the Zeraf County, in Central Upper Nile region. It is bordered by Atar/Khorfulus county to the East, Tonga County to the North East, Ruweng County to the North, Guit County to the West, Rubkuona county to the North West and Ayod county to the South.
The Old Fangak payams is sub divided into four Bomas namely; Old Fangak, Wanglel, Chotbora and Pulpam.
These Bomas are inhabited by Nuer Laak (that includes Chieng kuacbor and Janyang sub clans) and Nuer Thiang clans (that includes Bang and Riak sub clans).