Country

South Sudan (Rep.)

In June over 1.3 million beneficiaries were reached by food assistance while emergency livelihood support was provide to 1.5 million people. (Note: the figure for livelihood support is cumulative  since the beginning of the year.) 

Mobile teams continue to conduct their registrations and distributions in field. Adok was completed with 54,000 beneficiaries. In Ganyiel (52,000), distributions are on-going with registration continuing in Gorwei and Kodok. Distributions are also taking place in Duk Padiet (2,600), though a lower than expected number of registrations due to security tensions in the area. Upcoming priorities include Mogok, Makak, New Fangak, and Pigi.

Info

  • Capital - Juba
  • Time Zone - GMT UTC/GMT +3
  • Currency - South Sudan Pound (SSP)

Highlights

The Food Security Cluster has weekly meetings every Thursday at 11.00 at OCHA

  • Over the past week 4,250 emergency fishing kits were released to partners for beneficiaries in Unity State to cover the counties of Abiemnhom, Leer and Mayom. Vegetable kits and no-harm tools have been released to partners to reach beneficiaries in Renk, Upper Nile State; Gogrial East, Gogrial West and Tonj East in Warrap State, and Central Equatoria State for Juba.
  • Organizations' M&E efforts continue to be strengthened.  An intensive training is being conducted for 13 field monitors in Juba, Wau, Rumbek and Torit.  The training will cover topics including Accountability to Affected Populations, and review previous three months of monitoring efforts. Additionally, the participants will receive in depth training on the mobile phone application EpiCollect for rapid distribution of monitoring activities and for a post planting monitoring survey.
  • Partners started a vaccination awareness campaign through Numlau FM radio located in Aweil East County in Northern Bahr el Ghazal State.  Livestock vaccinations are on-going throughout the state in Aweil East, Aweil North and Aweil Centre to prevent livestock diseases such as rabies and PPR. (As of 17 July 2014)