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20 Jul 2018 description

In Numbers

7.1 million people facing severe food insecurity between May-July 2018 (IPC February 2018)

2.6 million people assisted by WFP in May 2018 1.76 million internally displaced people (OCHA)

2.47 million South Sudanese refugees (UNHCR) 202,776 seeking shelter with the UN (UNMISS)

Highlights

17 Jul 2018 description

Background

The Logistics Cluster facilitates coordination of the logistics response in support of the humanitarian community. Furthermore, it provides information management products to improve decision making of humanitarian organisations in South Sudan. Where logistics gaps are identified, WFP, as the lead agency of the Logistics Cluster, acts as a ‘Provider of Last Resort’ by offering common logistics services to support the humanitarian community in their response operations.

Operational Highlights

13 Jul 2018 description

TORORO, UGANDA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of 5,000 metric tons of rice from the Government of the Republic of Korea. The contribution will enable WFP to meet the minimum food needs of 420,000 refugees in seven settlements in Uganda for the entire month of August.*

07 Jul 2018 description

1. Introduction

1.1 PREAMBLE

Aviation plays an important role in humanitarian operations around the world, especially in countries where overland transport is difficult or impossible due to insecurity, damaged or inadequate infrastructure, and/or challenging climatic conditions. Aviation allows for the transport of humanitarian aid workers and humanitarian cargo to communities in some of the world’s most inaccessible places.

07 Jul 2018 description

Highlights

  • Despite a ceasefire agreement between government and opposition forces, violence continues to frustrate a planned humanitarian response in Central Unity, with increasing fears of populations in Mayendit, Leer and Koch being a step away from famine.

  • WFP concluded the biometric registrations of the third phase of the Juba Urban Programme (JUP), reaching 95 percent of the planned target of 14,800 households.

Situation Update

05 Jul 2018 description

Highlights

  • WFP has reached 4,000 people with CSB++ in Leer and Mayendit County in Central Unity. WFP continues to liaise with local authorities to re-establish regular distribution centers in Leer, Mayendit and Koch counties.

  • WFP has prepositioned over 119,500 mt of food commodities, surpassing its record from the same time last year. WFP will continue to work towards reaching the target of 140,000 mt, 20 percent higher than planning figures from 2017.

Situation Update

02 Jul 2018 description

This is a live document and is only intended to display tentative transportation plans, based on the best information available at the time of publication. It may be revised or updated (without notice) as the situation changes and new information becomes available.

28 Jun 2018 description
infographic World Food Programme

OVERVIEW

Total 89 million has been requested by 58 partners for CASH programming in South Sudan in 2018.

26 Jun 2018 description

Health
Partners and Agencies: UNHCR, UNFPA, UNICEF, ADLG/DHO, Medical Teams International, Save the Children International (SCI), Medi Sans Frontiers France (MSF-F), Global Refuge International (GRI), CARE Uganda International, CUAMM Doctors with Africa, Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS), The Transcultural Organization (TPO)

Total OPD/ IPD Consultations

22 Jun 2018 description

INTRODUCTION

The onset of the conflict in South Sudan in December 2013 changed the landscape of humanitarian access to populations in the conflict-affected states in the Greater Upper Nile region.