UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report, 1- 31 January 2019

Highlights

In January 2019, UNICEF and partners have admitted a total of 20,053 children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM), an approximate 30 per cent increase compared to average new SAM admissions for the same period in the previous three years. …

Saudis Revoke Hamza Bin Laden’s Citizenship

Saudi Arabia says it has revoked the citizenship of Hamza bin Laden, a son of deceased Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

The announcement on March 1 comes a day after the United States said it was offering a $1 million …

Saudis Revoke Hamza Bin Laden’s Citizenship

Saudi Arabia says it has revoked the citizenship of Hamza bin Laden, a son of deceased Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

The announcement on March 1 comes a day after the United States said it was offering a $1 million …

Anxiety for US-born Kids of Families Facing Deportation

Jacqueline Landaverde, 17, applied to colleges hoping to study political science and law.

Kevin Palma, also 17, wants to major in health sciences and eventually become a cardiovascular surgeon.

While both live in Massachusetts and were born in the U.S., …

Anxiety for US-born Kids of Families Facing Deportation

Jacqueline Landaverde, 17, applied to colleges hoping to study political science and law.

Kevin Palma, also 17, wants to major in health sciences and eventually become a cardiovascular surgeon.

While both live in Massachusetts and were born in the U.S., …

WFP South Sudan Country Brief, January 2019

In Numbers

19,143 mt of food and nutrition assistance distributed*

US$ 3.38 m cash-based transfers done*

US$ 215.8m six months (February-July 2019) net funding requirements

1.92 m people assisted*

*in December 2018

Operational Updates

Although food security has improved slightly …

Thematic Funds for Capacity Development (CD)

Improving revenue mobilization, fiscal and natural resource management

Revenue Mobilization (RMTF): The RMTF was launched in 2011 to support low-income and lower middle-income countries as they design and administer effective tax systems. This helps generate sustainable revenue to pay for …