Appeals & Response Plans
- South Sudan: Floods - Sep 2017
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jul 2016
- South Sudan: Food Insecurity - 2015-2018
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jun 2015
- Sudan/South Sudan: Measles Outbreak - Mar 2015
- South Sudan: Kala-azar Outbreak - Sep 2014
- South Sudan: Floods - Aug 2014
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - May 2014
- South Sudan: Measles Outbreak - Sep 2013
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In March 2017 the Food Security Information Network (FSIN)1 sounded the alarm globally to call the attention to a looming famine putting the lives of more than twenty million people at risk across four conflict and drought affected countries: Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Northern Nigeria, reaching into the countries around the Lake Chad Basin. Despite consolidated efforts by humanitarian actors to avert famine, the situation in these countries is, according to FAO, still only one step below famine.
There are now at least two million refugees who have fled conflict and hunger in South Sudan in search of safety in other countries. An additional 1.9 million people have been displaced internally by violence within South Sudan’s borders. Uganda is currently hosting about half of South Sudan’s refugees, but the Republic of Sudan has also taken in just under 425,000 refugees, and Ethiopia, South Sudan’s neighbor to the east, is now hosting more than 379,000 refugees.
This case study documents the experience of implementing the Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) approach in Northern Bahr el Ghazal, South Sudan. It first presents the context and project background, then the CLTS approach and how it was implemented, and its results. Finally, challenges and solutions are reported, and reflections on the way forward are proposed.
Famine declared for first time anywhere since 2011 Horn of Africa crisis
IN 2015, ACTION AGAINST HUNGER’S GLOBAL NETWORK SERVED 14.9 MILLION PEOPLE IN 47 COUNTRIES.
On world humanitarian day, action against hunger urges world leaders to uphold their commitments
(NEW YORK) August 18, 2016 —The United Nations designated August 19th World Humanitarian Day to celebrate aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service. Action Against Hunger joins the UN and our humanitarian colleagues around the world today in paying tribute to the commitment and sacrifices of our front line staff working in challenging, unstable circumstances to save lives.
Measuring catastrophe in Unity State
Action Against Hunger urges immediate access as neglected emergency reaches tipping point
Last week President Obama drew much-needed attention to the unending and escalating violence in South Sudan. Conflict that broke out in December of 2013 has yet to stop, forcing millions from their homes, and there is no clear end in sight.