Towards accelerating infection prevention and control in health facilities in South Sudan

Juba� Over 40 health care workers in South Sudan have been trained on infection prevention and control (IPC) in health facilities to strengthen health care safety and quality.

The Ministry of Health, with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) …

WFP South Sudan Country Brief, July 2019

In Numbers

26,561 mt of food and nutrition assistance distributed*

US$ 2.74 m in cash-based transfers made*

US$ 481.5 m six months (August ’19 � January ’20) net funding requirements

2.7 m people assisted*

*in June 2019

Operational Updates

In …

WFP South Sudan Country Brief, July 2019

In Numbers

26,561 mt of food and nutrition assistance distributed*

US$ 2.74 m in cash-based transfers made*

US$ 481.5 m six months (August ’19 � January ’20) net funding requirements

2.7 m people assisted*

*in June 2019

Operational Updates

In …

Sudanese Activists Say Tribal Clashes Killed 37 in Port City

An eastern Sudanese port city remained volatile Tuesday after tribal clashes last week killed at least 37 people, including a child, activists said.

The fighting in Port Sudan, in the Red Sea province, erupted last Thursday between the Bani Amer …

5 migrants dead, up to 20 missing in sinking off Libya

The bodies of five migrants including a Moroccan child were recovered off Libya’s coast Tuesday while up to 20 others were missing after a Europe-bound boat sank, the navy said.

Navy spokesman Ayoub Kacem told reporters 65 migrants, mostly from …

How food cards empower refugee women like Khamisa in Sudan

White Nile State is home to a large population of South Sudanese refugees. In the first half of 2019, the World Food Programme (WFP) supported 387,000 refugees across Sudan with the majority of food contributions from USAID. More than half …

Zimbabwe heats up, Yemen donors fail to pay up, and how women’s savings groups add up: The Cheat Sheet

Zimbabwe’s government digs in

Zimbabwe’s season of discontent is reaching a critical point. Police banned and broke up an opposition demonstration in Harare last Friday, and then this week prohibited protest gatherings in Bulawayo and Gweru. The main opposition party, …