Biannual (formerly Quarterly) Updates

31 Aug 2010
Humanitarian Update Southern Sudan Issue 4, July and August 2010

h Flooding has been reported from all states of southern Sudan with parts of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Jonglei, Upper Nile and Unity most affected.

h Despite continued efforts to fight the kala azar disease outbreak in Jonglei and Upper Nile, an upsurge of cases was noticed during July and August.

30 Jun 2010
Humanitarian Update Southern Sudan Issue 3, May and June 2010

- The number of people reported to have been uprooted from their homes due to insecurity reached over 152,000 at the end of June.

- Rapid assessments and surveys confirmed that several areas in the south have malnutrition levels well above the WHO emergency thresholds.


Food shortages and insecurity in Southern Sudan continue to have serious humanitarian consequences. The World Food Programme (WFP) estimates the number...

30 Apr 2010
Humanitarian Update Southern Sudan Issue 2, March and April 2010

- More than 70,000 people newly displaced by conflict incidents in 2010

- High levels of food insecurity and severe rates of malnutrition as hunger season sets in early


Southern Sudan has emerged from an historic election. Results were officially announced on 26 April with incumbents President of the Sudan Omar al-Bashir and Government of Southern Sudan (GoSS) President Salva Kiir Mayardit retaining office. At the...

17 Feb 2010
Humanitarian Update Southern Sudan: Issue No. 1, 17 Feb 2010

- More than 391,000 people were displaced by conflict in 2009.

- The number of hungry people in Southern Sudan is projected to quadruple in 2010 due to conflict and drought.

- WFP is prepositioning 50,000 metric tons of food ahead of the rainy season.

28 Feb 2003
Humanitarian Update - Uganda, Volume V, Issue 2
February 2003
Karamoja drought tightens its grip

In response to the worsening drought situation in Karamoja, WFP will start general food distributions to the most drought-affected population in the region. The WFP Moroto field office confirmed that the first batch of 1000 tonnes is already in Karamoja and will be distributed to an estimated 35,000 households -- Moroto has 4491 households, Nakapiripirit has 10,920 and Kotido has 20,555. The estimated average members per...