CORRIGENDUM – Preview of the South Sudan Consolidated Appeal for 2013
JUBA, South Sudan, November 22, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Humanitarian Coordinator Toby Lanzer will issue the South Sudan Consolidated Appeal (CAP) for 2013 on Tuesday 27 November at OCHA South Sudan compound. South Sudan is the first country worldwide to finalise its appeal this year, and a global launch will take place in mid-December.
The Consolidated Appeal for South Sudan reflects the humanitarian community’s collective commitment to reducing suffering, providing protection, and boosting the resilience of the most vulnerable people of South Sudan. 114 non-governmental organizations and UN agencies working in close coordination with the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, as well as with the Relief and Rehabilitation Commission, have come together and require US$1.16 billion to attend to the needs of food insecure communities, refugees, displaced people, returnees and other vulnerable people.
The South Sudan CAP is available online at http://www.southsudancap.info.
Date: 27 November
Venue: OCHA Conference Room
United Nations in South Sudan