South Sudan crisis donor brief and funding request
WHO Director General declared 12 February 2014 the South Sudan crises a grade 3 emergency. Following WHO’s Emergency Response Framework performance standards, an Emergency Health Leader was immediately deployed to Juba to support the country office relief efforts. The humanitarian conditions of people displaced and affected by violence has been quickly deteriorating, it is expected that by June 2014 one million people will be internally displaced. More than 4.2 million are in need of health services, of which WHO and health cluster partners envisage to target 1.9 million people for basic health services, prevention and response to outbreaks and upply of live saving medicines.