Page | 0 South Sudan Humanitarian Crisis Health Emergency Response Funding Proposal Written and submitted by: WHO South Sudan February 2014

The situation in South Sudan and neighbouring countries has quickly escalated into a full-blown humanitarian emergency. Although we are doing all

FAO is supporting the humanitarian effort in South Sudan, by establishing Humanitarian Coordination Rooms in its Juba offices and helping to coordinate the crisis response among Cluster partners.

The recent escalation of the conflict in South Sudan has forced many people to flee, including those that were supporting the health response.

South Sudan (/ s uː ˈ d æ n,-ˈ d ɑː n / ( listen)), officially known as the Republic of South Sudan, Is a landlocked country in East-Central Africa. The country gained its independence from Sudan in 2011, making it the newest country with widespread recognition.

An MSF community health promoter tests a child for malaria at an outdoor support clinic in Thaker, Leer County, South Sudan.

CARE has been operating in Southern Sudan since 1993, initially providing humanitarian relief to internally displaced people in Western Equatoria.

USAID has worked in South Sudan for decades, providing lifesaving humanitarian assistance, conflict mitigation assistance, and support for key milestones of the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement, which culminated in South Sudan’s independence.

OCHA coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises. We advocate for effective and principled humanitarian action by all, for all.

We’re pleased to announce the publication of the inaugural issue of the Humanitarian Health Digest—a quarterly bibliography of published peer-reviewed journal articles on humanitarian health.