Nearly 11,500 homes will need to be repaired and cleaned. At least 116 schools are damaged, and more than 60,000 public school students are not attending classes. Water and sewage systems have collapsed.
Food shortages and weak purchasing power will limit food availability and access, particularly for the urban poor and for households with ill or deceased family members, in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Over 68 per cent of the estimated 1.3 million people displaced within South Sudan are sheltering in flood-prone sites where they are at risk of contracting malaria, acute respiratory infections and other diseases.