South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin 12-18 August 2013

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 18 Aug 2013


  • Food distributions in Jonglei's Pibor town halted due to insecurity and reports of abuses against civilians. Over 10,000 people in need registered in Gumuruk, Pibor County.
  • Funding shortfall of US$84 million jeopardizes food and nutrition partners' plan to reach targeted 2.85 million people this year.
  • June report shows food security has improved compared to 2012, with severe food insecurity down from 14 to eight per cent.

In this issue

Situation overview P.1
Challenges, needs and response P.1
Refugee update P.4
Returns to South Sudan P.4
Humanitarian fi nancing P.4

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