South Sudan

UNICEF Humanitarian Action Update The Republic of South Sudan 14 July 2011

Originally published


UNICEF urgently needs US$13.6 Million for the next three months in order to provide emergency humanitarian assistance for women and children in the post-secession period.

  • Over 170,000 newly displaced due to violence in Abyei and South Kordofan
  • Ongoing response for over 300,000 returnees since October 2010
  • Malnutrition rates in South Sudan are persistently above the emergency threshold and exceed 20 per cent of children under-5 in certain areas
  • Without additional funding, UNICEF will not be in a position to scale up emergency response