South Sudan Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 11-17 May 2012

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 17 May 2012


  • An airlift of returnees stranded in Kosti, Sudan, began on 14 May, with 1,890 returnees flown via Khartoum to Juba in the first four days of the operation.
  • Food security partners assisted over a million people in South Sudan in January-April and continued scaling up in order to reach 2.7 million with food assistance this year.
  • Humanitarian partners met on 15 May for a mid-year review of the Consolidated Appeal Process (CAP) for South Sudan. Increased needs have outstripped CAP 2012 projections in key areas.
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