South Sudan

WFP South Sudan Situation Report #74, 27 April 2015

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Insecurity in Malakal disrupts operations and investigation into missing staff members.

In addition to movement constraints, insecurity in Malakal this week is also impeding WFP’s ability to pursue information on three staff that went missing while on duty in Akoka on 01 April.

Voucher distributions begin in Mingkaman on 18 April.

With cooperating partner Oxfam, WFP began distributions of its value vouchers, providing beneficiaries with greater choice, helping to stabilize market prices and ensuring food transfers are prioritized for populations without functional markets.

Launch of the Market Monitoring System in Yambio, Western Equatoria on 23 April.

In collaboration the Western Equatoria State Ministry of Agriculture Forestry, Tourism, Animal Resources, Fisheries, Cooperatives and Rural Development, WFP’s Purchase for Progress (P4P) team is launching the system to enable farmers in South Sudan, particularly in the Greater Equatorias regions, to have up to date information about commodity prices and trends.