The first UN report on children and armed conflict in South Sudan describes how, following more than two years of relative peace, children’s vulnerability increased dramatically after the resumption of conflict.
US$45 million has been raised since WFP launched an urgent appeal in October alongside UNHCR. The funds allowed WFP to limit the size of the ration cut in December to 40%, with full rations to resume from 1 January.
When AVMs are present, it can become prohibitively expensive to move resources; IDPs cannot return home; refugee camps must be maintained for longer than necessary, and local trade is reduced or stopped.
Even after receiving more than US$7.7 billion in aid, Aceh remains one of the poorest provinces in Indonesia, with 18 percent of the population living below the country’s poverty line, against the national average of 11 percent.