South Sudan Operation Overview - December 2019

Report
from World Food Programme, Logistics Cluster
Published on 10 Jan 2020 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 December, the Logistics Cluster facilitated the transport of 706 mt of humanitarian cargo by air, road, and river to 62 destinations on behalf of 44 organisations.

• During the month, the Logistics Cluster coordinated two inter-agency convoys on behalf of two organisations, transporting humanitarian supplies towards Kapoeta and along the Western Corridor.

• In December 2019, the Logistics Cluster conducted five trainings in Bentiu, Bor, and Juba, training 105 participants from 54 organisations. As part of a global partnership with the Agility Group, the Logistics Cluster engaged with Tristar, a fuel logistics provider, to deliver a training on warehouse safety. Remaining trainees participated in Logistics Cluster Induction and Service Request Form trainings.