South Sudan Monthly Operation Overview - September 2018

Report
from World Food Programme, Logistics Cluster
Published on 30 Sep 2018 View Original

Background

The Logistics Cluster facilitates the coordination of the logistics response in support of the humanitarian community. Furthermore, it provides information management products to improve the decision making of humanitarian organisations in South Sudan. Where logistics gaps are identified, WFP, as the lead agency of the Logistics Cluster, acts as a Provider of Last Resort by offering common logistics services to support the humanitarian community in their response operations.

Operational Highlights
- In September, the Logistics Cluster facilitated the transport of 657 mt of humanitarian cargo by road, air and river to 32 destinations on behalf of 70 organisations.
- During September, the Logistics Cluster coordinated four inter-agency convoys, including 21 vehicles transporting humanitarian supplies to Torit/Kapoeta, Mundri, Bor and along the Western Corridor on behalf of UNICEF, IOM and Padang Relief Society.
- The fifth Logistics Cluster-coordinated barge movement of the year from Bor to Malakal has been completed, carrying 120 mt of humanitarian items to the Northern region of the country along the river network.