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23 Jan 2018 description
FAO is seeking $7.5 million to roll out a critically needed emergency livestock vaccination campaign to protect nearly 9 million animals (30 percent of the country's livestock).
19 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
2.4 million children have been forced to flee their homes, and more than a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished and at imminent risk of death in the conflict-ravaged country.
08 Jan 2018 description
report IRIN
Almost half the population – 4.8 million people – are severely food insecure. That’s 1.4 million more than the same time a year ago. It’s projected to get even worse in 2018, with an estimated 5.1 million people set to go hungry.
22 Dec 2017 description
Four years after the start of the conflict in South Sudan, civilians continue to bear the brunt of gross human rights violations committed in a widespread way by all parties to the conflict.
15 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF warned that new funding is essential in order to provide critical assistance. In 2018, UNICEF requires $183 million, and currently has a funding gap of 77 per cent.
13 Dec 2017 description
An estimated 4.8 million people in South Sudan still face severe food insecurity - an increase of 1.1 million from last year. The risk of famine resurgence remains a real prospect in 2018.
12 Dec 2017 description
As the conflict enters its fifth year in 2018, the humanitarian crisis has continued to intensify and expand due the widespread violence and the deteriorating economic situation.
07 Dec 2017 description
The alarming level of food insecurity is directly linked to restrictions on people’s freedom of movement, their access to humanitarian assistance and their ability to plant or harvest.
05 Dec 2017 description
2018 Humanitarian Needs Overview highlights the plight of seven million people who need assistance and protection, even as more than two million have fled to neighbouring countries.
05 Dec 2017 description
With more than half the country's population severely food insecure, the World Health Organization warns that 2018 could bring new challenges for malnourished children.
04 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF and partners continue with a multi-sectoral response to contain the new outbreak in Panyijiar county where 78 per cent of the cases reported are under five, with none having been vaccinated previously.
23 Nov 2017 description
report Save the Children
More than 1.1 million children under five are forecast to be malnourished in 2018, double the number predicted at the same time last year, with 300,000 on the verge of death by starvation.
23 Nov 2017 description
A UNHCR and partners' farming project that ropes in both refugees and their hosts has brought food security and enhanced peaceful co-existence between the two communities.
07 Nov 2017 description
Thousands now have access to HIV/AIDS counselling, testing, and treatment since IOM completed the roll out of comprehensive services at the Bentiu, Malakal and Wau sites.
06 Nov 2017 description
The number of people experiencing severe food insecurity is likely to drop to 4.8 million for October to December, from six million in June. However, that number is 1.4 million more than last year.
27 Oct 2017 description
The tropical disease has killed at least 52 people and infected 2,447 in South Sudan so far in 2017, according to health partners who warn that many more were likely to be infected.
25 Oct 2017 description
report IRIN
If the youth population remains idle and are without support to address their trauma and hatred towards certain ethnic groups, they could perpetuate violence through the next generation.
21 Oct 2017 description
More than two million South Sudanese have fled the country so far. Around half a million people could become refugees in the coming year, based on the current arrival trends in the neighbouring countries.
18 Oct 2017 description
Efforts continue to trace the families of the more than 10,000 children still separated from their families or caregivers, so that they too can be reunited.
13 Oct 2017 description
More than 2000 households in Pibor are now in desperate need of further assistance after severe flooding washed away houses, livestock, and farmland in the Jonglei region of South Sudan.