scoop.co.nz 16 Mar, 2021 19:15 am

South Sudanese ‘One Step Away From Famine', As UN Launches Humanitarian Response Plan

South Sudanese ‘One Step Away From Famine', As UN Launches Humanitarian Response Plan
As hunger levels continue to deepen in South Sudan due to a combination of violence, climate change and COVID-19, the 2021 South Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan was launched on Tuesday aiming to reach 6.6 million people – including 350,000 refugees ...

6 million people – including 350,000 refugees - with life-saving assistance and protection.6 million people with life-saving assistance and protection.3 million people in need of humanitarian assistance, including refugees, across the country.5 million people in need in 2020.

Last year and in 2019 flooding affected almost 1 million people.WFP plans to reach over 5 million people in South Sudan with food and nutrition assistance across its emergency, nutrition and livelihoods programmes.

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