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Press release - COVID-19 Addendum to the South Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan

(Juba, 16 June 2020) The Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan, Alain Noudéhou, today launched an urgent funding appeal to support the COVID-19 response and respond to new humanitarian needs.  The COVID-19 Addendum to the 2020 Humanitarian Response Plan requests US$390 million and brings the overall humanitarian appeal for the year to $1.9 billion. The National COVID-19 Response Plan, which request $150 million, is included in this Addendum. Humanitarian organizations aim to assist 7.4 million people by the end of the year, up from the 5.6 million planned before the outbreak.

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United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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16 Jun 2020
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Press Release