WFP South Sudan Situation Report #213, 16 February 2018

from World Food Programme
Published on 16 Feb 2018


  • WFP has delivered 4,000mt of food to over 200,000 people in four counties through the integrated rapid response mechanism (IRRM).

  • The first test barge in 2018 from Renk to Malakal was successfully completed on 13 February.

  • Construction of the road to the Kuajok bridge (Warrap) has been completed.

  • There has been an increase of deliveries from the Northern Corridor in Sudan with convoys carrying 14,700mt of food.

Situation Update

  • On 9 February WFP, integrated rapid response mechanism (IRRM) unit held a annual review together with FAO and UNICEF in Juba to conduct a performance review of 2017 and plan the way forward in 2018. Both WFP and UNICEF reached a year of records in regards to number of missions and amount of food distributed. The plan for 2018 is in line as previous year to reach around 1.8 million people with 77,000mt food and to a greater extent incorporate biometric registration in the programme.