South Sudan Nutrition Crisis Report 3

South Sudan Nutrition Crisis Report 3

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CONFLICT
Due to the on-going conflict that broke out in South Sudan in December 2013,
1.4 MILLION
people are internally displaced from their homes, of whom:
748,647
are children under the age of 18.
CROPS
Families have lost their livelihoods and many farmers have been unable to plant crops.
840,000
children aged under-five will suffer from malnutrition.

UNICEF’s RESPONSE

UNICEF has been on the ground in South Sudan since the conflict began providing an integrated emergency response.
NUTRITION
83,982
children received vitamin A supplementation
55,382
children under 5 years old with SAM were admitted to therapeutic care
183
reported outpatient therapeutic centres now operational distributes Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) as of July, 2014.
HEALTH
291,987
malaria cases have been treated; including 187,675 children under 5
694,314
children have been vaccinated against measles
9,935
pregnant women received at least one antenatal consultation
55,603
children received de-worming medication
Wash, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH)
456,150
people have access to safe water through water trucking, boreholes drilled and water treatment
250,300
people and host communities have been provided with access to safe sanitation facilities
285,000
internal displaced persons and host communities have been reached with improved hygiene messages and door-to-door hygiene promotion
690,000
people have been reached with WASH core pipeline supplies
UNICEF also reached communities in green states with access to safe water sanitation and hygiene promotion
EDUCATION
53,511
children (aged 7-18) have access to education during the conflict
10,827
pre-school children (aged 3-6) have access to play and early learning supplies
1,205
teachers have been trained to provide education in emergencies
213
classrooms have been established/rehabilitated
CHILD PROTECTION
74,097
children have received psychosocial care and support services
26,696
children have been reached with sexual violence prevention response and services
32,152
children and caregivers reached with mine risk education
411
6,693 separated/unaccompanied children reunited with their families
IMMEDIATE FUNDING NEEDS

Funding needed: HK$1.18 billion (US$152 million)

Funding received : HK$687 million (US$88 million)

Funding gap: HK$499 million (US$64 million)