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03 Nov 2017 description

WHAT is this Analysis Compendium?

This document is part of the Climate Adaptation and Resilience for Food Security: Analysis, Innovations and Standards Series.It provides a compendium of the main findings and lessons learnt from food security climate analyses that have been undertaken by WFP and partners under the Climate Adaptation Management and Innovation Initiative (C-ADAPT).

WHO is this Compendium for?

02 Nov 2017 description

1,084,674 CHILDREN acutely MALNOURISHED or at RISK OF DEATH and irreversible damage without access to critical nutrition in

KENYA 420,674 acutely malnourished children

SOMALIA 388,000 acutely malnourished children

SOUTH SUDAN 276,000 under 5 at risk of death and irreversible damage without access to critical nutrition

02 Nov 2017 description

Key Highlights:

  • The overall food security, nutrition, WASH, health and education situation was reported to be poor and has deteriorated due to recent conflict and displacements in April 2017. The majority of the local population has returned to their homes and they seem to have developed some resilience. Interventions to support the populations need to build upon this.

02 Nov 2017 description


“What I want is peace;” those are the words of a South Sudanese primary school teacher in Sopo, a village along the road to Raja in the former Western Bahr Al- Ghazal State

The teacher was talking to a protection patrol commander from a UN Bangladeshi peacekeeping force about the feelings of people in the area which was affected when fighting broke out in April 2016.

01 Nov 2017 description

Juba Gumbo Park FMP

  • Demographic data: 733 individuals were recorded transiting Juba Gumbo Flow Monitoring Point (FMP) during the reporting period (up from 680 the previous week). 436 individuals (59%) were children of which 70 were under five years old (10%). 276 individuals were between the ages of 5 and 17 years (38%). The majority of the transiting population were women (429 women making up 59%) while 304 men were recorded transiting Juba Gumbo Park (41%).

01 Nov 2017 description

Average national aggregate harvest likely, with pockets of well below-average harvests


01 Nov 2017 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

01 Nov 2017 description
report Oxfam

Wild plants are a critical part of the regular South Sudanese diet and become even more important during the lean season. This paper explores seasonal consumption patterns and recent significant changes in those patterns in Panyijar County, Unity State during the acute food crisis in 2017. It provides information on local preferences and health perceptions of wild foods, and reconsiders the idea that wild food consumption is primarily a coping strategy.

31 Oct 2017 description

In the last Non-Food Items (NFIs) project, which started on 1 October 2016 and ended in May 2017, Polish Humanitarian Action’s (PAH) emergency response team conducted 10 mobile interventions that made every effort possible to reach 93,412 IDPs through in-kind NFIs distribution. Explaining the mission, PAH’s project coordinator of NFIs/CBI projects, Lumaya Emmanuel, said his emergency response team assisted the most vulnerable host communities and returnees, mostly those who have found life so difficult to live in refugee camps in Uganda and have decided to return to Nimule.

31 Oct 2017 description


  • UNHCR starts the process of accession of South Sudan to the 1951 Refugee Convention and its 1967 Protocol: In Juba, UNHCR reinvigorated the process of accession of South Sudan to the 1951 Refugee Convention and its 1967 Protocol. During the roundtable attended by 30 members of the South Sudan Transition National Legislative Assembly (TNLA), the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management Hon Hussein Mar Nyuot urged parliamentarians to accelerate the ratification of this key international document.

30 Oct 2017 description


• AWD cases in Sudan have come down during the past weeks, however, response must continue until no cases are reported for three consecutive weeks nationwide.

• An estimated 185,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan in 2017.

• WFP distributed food to 66,200 people in need of assistance in Golo town.

• WHO provided medicine to Golo hospital to cover health needs in the Jebel Marra area for three months.

• More model villages will be built in Darfur in 2018 with funding from Saudi Arabia.


29 Oct 2017 description

Key messages

  • International prices of wheat increased in September mostly because of weather-related concerns, while maize quotations fell further on crop harvest pressure. International rice prices remained generally firm, supported by seasonally tight availabilities of fragrant rice and strong demand for higher quality Indica supplies.

29 Oct 2017 description


  • After some early dry spells, cumulative aboveaverage rains from August to October triggered floods, but lifted crop production prospects

  • About 100 000 people estimated to be affected by floods in White Nile, South Darfur, North Kordofan,
    Al Gezira, Sennar, West Darfur and Kassala states

  • Prices of cereals increased in recent months, with seasonal factors compounded by flood-induced market disruptions

28 Oct 2017 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are providing five chapels and working to set up a nursery and primary school in the Palabek Refugee Camp in northern Uganda. The refugee camp is currently hosting 34,000 South Sudanese refugees. The camp was officially set up in April 2016 to reduce congestion in larger refugee camps in the north-western corner of Uganda. Uganda hosts close to 1.3 million refugees within its boundaries.

28 Oct 2017 description

2,096,139* Total South Sudanese refugees in the region as of 30 Sept (pre and post Dec 2013 caseload)

637,455* South Sudanese refugee arrivals in 2017, based on field reports as of 30 September

279,160 Refugees in South Sudan and 1.87 million IDPs as of 30 September

Regional Highlights

27 Oct 2017 description


• Kala-azar has killed at least 52 people and sickened 2,447 so far in 2017.

• Depreciation of the local currency, rising cereal prices and shortages of imported commodities in local markets are affecting the food security and increasing vulnerability.

• Humanitarian organizations continue to experience difficulties accessing many locations in Greater Equatoria region affected by insecurity and conflict.