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South Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan 2015

Humanitarian needs:

  • Conflict affected civilians: some 1.9 million people were displaced by violence in 2014.
  • High rates of death, injury and disease with the conflict plunging an already weak public health infrastructure into crisis.
  • Food insecurity and livelihoods: 2.5 million people projected to be facing severe food insecurity between January and March 2015.
  • Widespread malnutrition: an estimated 235,000 children suffering from severe acute malnutrition currently.

Planning figures for 2015:

  • 6.4 million people in need
  • 1.95 million people displaced internally
  • 0.29 million refugees in South Sudan
  • US$ 1.8 billion required for 2015
  • 4.1 million people to be assisted

Strategic objectives:

  • Save lives and alleviate suffering by providing multi-sector assistance to people in need
  • Protect the rights of the most vulnerable people, including their freedom of movement
  • Improve self-reliance and coping capacities of people in need by protecting, restoring and promoting their livelihoods

Key strategic elements:

  • Prioritize rigorously
  • Coordinate action
  • Capitalize on seasons
  • Secure access
  • Scale up
  • Advocate
Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
01 Dec 2014
Document type: 
Strategic Response Plan
Theme(s): 
Needs Assessment
Strategic Planning