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09 Nov 2017 description

The October - December 2017 IPC Analysis for Sudan classified 18 states and 179 localities.

  • 50 localities (62% of the total population) were classified in IPC Phase 1 (Minimal), given the acceptable levels of food consumption for most of the pupulations, availability of food for the diversity of sources of income, diversification of food sources and stability in livelihoods.

06 Nov 2017 description

The food security situation continues to be hampered and deteriorating due to prolonged conflict, displacement, humanitarian access constraints, climatic shocks and macro-economic instability.

How Many & When

06 Nov 2017 description

South Sudan: Current (Sept. 2017) and Projected (Oct.-Dec.2017; Jan.-March 2018) Acute Food Insecurity

01/09/2017 - 31/03/2018

22 Aug 2017 description

Food security situation has slightly improved compared to the same period last year.

A total of 157 localities were classified for the period of the update. Two states were not classified due to lack of information (Gedaref and East Darfur) besides 4 Localities were not classified due to lack of information.

10 Aug 2017 description

Créé le: Juin 2017

Valable pour: Déc. 2017


  • Au total, le nombre de personnes en crise alimentaire et des moyens d’existence aiguë (phases 3 et 4) est estimé à 7,7 millions de personnes dans les zones rurales couvertes par ce 15ème cycle IPC. Celles-ci sont nécessiteuses de l’aide d’urgence dans le but de sauver des vies humaines par une assistance holistique pour les besoins essentiels (nourriture, eau, médicaments, logement, production agricole d’urgence etc.).

22 Jun 2017 description

Despite efforts made to contain famine, 6 million people are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance - the greatest number of food insecure people ever recorded in South Sudan

How Many & When

21 Jun 2017 description

Projection Period for Most Likely Scenarios: June-July 2017

  • Food security in South Sudan has further deteriorated due to armed conflict, economic crisis, and below average harvests that were exhausted well before the ongoing lean season. An estimated 6.01 million (50% of the population) people are expected to be severely food insecure in June-July 2017, compared to 5.5 million (45% of the population) people in May 2017. This is the greatest number of people ever to experience severe food insecurity (IPC Phases 3, 4 and 5) in South Sudan

08 May 2017 description

Summary of causes, the situation and the key issue:

Food security situation slightly improved compared to the same period last year for the following reasons:

30 Mar 2017 description

Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen are currently facing alarming levels of food insecurity.

  • As of March 2017, nearly 25 million people are facing food crisis, emergency and catastrophe (IPC Phase 3, 4 and 5) and require urgent humanitarian assistance across the three countries. Of these people, 100,000 are facing famine conditions in localized areas of South Sudan.

  • Additionally, nearly than 13.6 million people are in Stress conditions (IPC Phase 2) across the three countries, and require support for livelihood protection.

23 Feb 2017 description
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Based on the IPC South Sudan Technical Working Group results:


  • As of January 2017, 3.8 million were estimated in Crisis (IPC Phase 3), Emergency (IPC Phase 4) and Catastrophe (IPC Phase 5).

22 Feb 2017 description

Based on the IPC South Sudan Technical Working Group results*:


  • As of January 2017, 3.8 million were estimated in Crisis (IPC Phase 3), Emergency (IPC Phase 4) and Catastrophe (IPC Phase 5).

  • As of February-April 2017, the number of people estimated in need of humanitarian assistance (IPC phase 3 and above) has increased to almost 5 million, out of which 100,000 are facing famine conditions.


20 Feb 2017 description

The National Bureau of Statistics in the government the Republic of South Sudan and IPC SS TWG / all Food Security Stakeholders, announces the results of the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) analysis for January 2017.

The IPC is an evidence-based approach, which uses international standards to classify the nature and magnitude of food insecurity in a country or region. The IPC Analysis in January 2017 indicates that the food security situation across the country has deteriorated compared to same time in previous years.

20 Feb 2017 description
  • The food security situation in South Sudan continues to deteriorate, with 4.9 million (about 42% of population) estimated to be severely food insecure (IPC Phases 3, 4, and 5), from February to April 2017. This is projected to increase to 5.5 million people, (47% of the national population) at the height of the 2017 lean season in July. The magnitude of these food insecure populations is unprecedented across all periods.

18 Dec 2016 description

Republic of Sudan: Current (Dec.2016) and Projected (Jan.-March 2017) Acute Malnutrition Situation

Acute malnutrition is widespread in Sudan. 33 of the 90 localities (more than 30%) analysed have critical and extremely critical levels of acute malnutrition according to the IPC for Acute Malnutrition analysis.

12 Oct 2016 description

Baisse de près de 10% du nombre de personnes en situation de crise alimentaire et épuisement accéléré des moyens d'existence (phases 3 et 4) malgré le contexte de crise prolongée en RD Congo.

Principaux résultats et problèmes de vulnérabilité à l’insécurité alimentaire aiguë en RD Congo

29 Jun 2016 description



08 Mar 2016 description

The Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) is a set of standardized tools that aims at providing a "common currency" for classifying the severity and magnitude of food insecurity.

11 Feb 2016 description

Based on the final conclusions of the IPC ERC and IPC SS TWG updated IPC analysis December 2015, the IPC Global Partners acknowledge the concerns on the severity of the situation and the lack of evidence and knowledge on the highly affected areas. Specifically

08 Feb 2016 description

Highlights: An estimated 2.8 million people (IPC Phases 3, 4 and 5) or 23% of the population will face acute food and nutrition insecurity between January and March 2016. The bulk of this acutely food insecure population (57 per cent) is located in the Greater Upper Nile states of Unity, Jonglei and Upper Nile. Unity State remains the most affected because of continued fighting that has displaced large populations and disrupted their livelihoods.