South Sudan

WFP South Sudan Situation Report #165 , 27 February 2017


In Numbers

1.89 million internally displaced people (OCHA)
1.5 million South Sudanese refugees (UNHCR)
223,926 seeking shelter with the UN (UNMISS)
4.9 million people facing severe food insecurity from Feb-April 2017 (IPC, Feb. 2017)


  • Latest IPC update warns that as many as 5.5 million people—about half the population—could face severe food insecurity over the coming months.

  • WFP mobile teams deployed to Leer County to deliver lifesaving assistance to populations facing famine conditions.

  • WFP and World Vision commenced disbursement of cash to participants in the Juba urban response.