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18 Sep 2017 description
Most prisoners rely on their families for food, soap and clothes. However, as thousands of people continue to flee their homes, detainees lose a vital lifeline, becoming even more isolated.
15 Sep 2017 description
This year’s "The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World" warns that the long-term declining trend in undernourishment seems to have come to a halt and may have even reversed.
06 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Most recent Integrated Phase Classification results find six million people to be food insecure, causing an increase in the number of people targeted for assistance from 4.8 million to 5.7 million.
27 Aug 2017 description
Based on the attack rate projections another 36,000 to 40,000 cases are expected over the next six to nine months, according to the government and WHO.
24 Aug 2017 description
Through income-generating and agricultural-based activities, the 'Food Assistance for Assets' programme will also help improve household food security and increase the availability of nutritious foods.
17 Aug 2017 description
Resources for refugees are becoming strained, as a worsening security situation continues to fuel the world's 'fastest-growing refugee crisis', according to the NRC.
09 Aug 2017 description
report UN Security Council
UN Security Council issued presidential statement to urge greater humanitarian access to famine-threatened Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and north-east Nigeria.
09 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
As a result of continued fighting and food insecurity in South Sudan, approx. 3,000 new arrivals were reported in Pagak, Gambella in July. There are currently some 843,374 refugees in Ethiopia.
07 Aug 2017 description
report IRIN
Humanitarian partners deserve the protection and support of those they are seeking to assist, and government and opposition forces have responsibilities under IHL to protect civilians and facilitate delivery of lifesaving help.
01 Aug 2017 description
The $78 million grant agreements are geared towards emergency food and medical aid to the most vulnerable populations as well as strengthening drought resilience in both countries.
19 Jul 2017 description
The vaccination campaign is scheduled for 28 July to 3 August in the high-active-transmission counties of Tonj East, Kapoeta South, Kapoeta North and Kapoeta East.
19 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
As humanitarians reach at least 10 million people each month in the 4 countries, UNICEF calls for further international efforts to save nearly 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death.
17 Jul 2017 description
Yei is about 150km south of the capital, Juba, and is a strategic outpost on the main trading route with Uganda and DRC. Seventy percent of the population fled last year, leaving Yei a ghost town.
13 Jul 2017 description
Malaria is one of the leading causes of sickness and death in South Sudan, especially among children. In 2016, MSF treated more than 300,000 cases of malaria in the country.
08 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Millions of South Sudanese children continue to suffer from human right abuses, malnutrition, poor health and lack of education despite the country approaching its 6th independence anniversary.
07 Jul 2017 description
July 9 marks the sixth anniversary of South Sudan’s independence, but the promise of the world’s youngest country is marred by hunger and conflict, as millions of people still face starvation.
07 Jul 2017 description
"The situation remains extremely dire," said FAO. "While we acknowledge progress, we cannot underestimate just how much remains to be done if we are to avert another famine declaration in 2017."
06 Jul 2017 description
Hundreds of IDP shelters were damaged or completely destroyed, assets lost, and latrines collapsed. No injuries or deaths were reported after flash floods hit the Kalma camp.
04 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The severely food insecure population has grown to 6 million and accounts for about 50 per cent of the total population, with an estimated 1.1 million children acutely malnourished.
04 Jul 2017 description
Hundreds of thousands of people have fled the region over the past year, creating ongoing crises, starvation and fear, according to Amnesty International.