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WASH cluster South Sudan - Last News

Humanitarian situation:

Aburoc (Upper Nile State): The WASH Cluster mission in Aburoc, concludes that the feasible technical options for water supply are not sufficient for the current population. WASH and Protection Clusters are working together to ensure the Centrality of Protection in future steps. 

Mangateen (Juba):  WASH activities directly led by a couple of key partners: standard indicators for safe drinking water mostly met, under improvement for excreta disposal, solid waste management remains a challenge, just facilitated by the WASH Cluster in regards to the unappropriated site for more than 3,000 IDPs removed from PoC3;

WASH coverage in South Sudan:

2019 HNO Process:  Food Security and Nutrition Monitoring System (FSNMS – 80% of the data collected so far at mid-Sept.) shows namely that approximatively:

  • 29% of the population countrywide have access to an improved water source in 30 minutes or less;
  • 90% of the population do not have access to or are not accustomed to using a basic sanitation facility when defecating. In combination with poor sanitation facilities;
  • 13% of the population reported having access to WASH NFIs;
  • 75% of the population reporting that household members had been self-diagnosed with a water borne illness in the past two weeks. 

Response Monitoring and 5Ws


François Bellet
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Cluster Coordinator WASH
Cristina Mena Lander
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
WASH Cluster Co-coordinator
+211 922 761 590 (Mobile)
AbdulFattah Alghurbani
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Information manager
+211 925 469 064 (Mobile)
Fadila Kerrad
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
WASH & Inter-Cluster Coordination Specialist
+211 920 498 877 (Mobile)

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