South Sudan, the world’s youngest country, faces significant humanitarian challenges which have substantially deteriorated since the outbreak of violence across the country in December 2013.
What We Do
Save the Children’s work in South Sudan addresses the needs of over 20,000 conflict-affected people in Jonglei State who are facing emergency and crisis levels of acute food insecurity and malnutrition. Households are experiencing a precipitous decline in access to and consumption of adequate nutritious food as a result of the conflict. Climate change and El Nino have exacerbated the situation and led to a dire food security and nutrition outlook, especially for children under 5 years of age and pregnant and lactating women.