Tearfund Canada has been on the front lines of serving those most at risk of death or permanent damage due to the famine and war in South Sudan. Our partnerships with World Relief U.S, Tearfund South Sudan, the Canadian Foodgrains Bank and the Government of Canada means we are trusted and have been able to react quickly and effectively to reach the most vulnerable, on both sides of the conflict.
Tearfund Canada is currently supporting water, health and sanitation projects in displaced persons camps in Aweil, malnutrition screening and Plumpy’Nut distribution in civilian camps in Koch county and Bentiu aimed at children 6 months to 5 years and pregnant & lactating mothers and we are providing food aid packages of maize flour, beans, cooking oil and salt in and around Juba.
In the last year:
- 44,594 people were screened for severe acute malnutrition, 11,235 of whom were women.
- 43,372 were given nutrition treatment or counselling.
- 20,381 people in 2, 660 households received food aid packages.
- 24,605 people in 37 villages had their water wells rehabilitated.
- 28 villages received well cleaning toolkits.
- 1,286,040 packages of Plumpy’Nut were distributed.