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UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report No. 164: January - December 2021

South Sudan
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  • 92,790 affected children and caregivers were supported to access mental health and psychosocial support during 2021.
  • UNICEF distributed 1.8 million textbooks and 22,5195 teacher guides supporting 5.4 million children with improved Education.
  • A total of 241,108 Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) cases (54% girls) were treated in inpatient and outpatient therapeutic programs.
  • UNICEF scaled up emergency response to vulnerable communities impacted by nutrition insecurity, conflict and floods across the country.
  • 39 water points has been rehabilitated in Jonglei and Upper Nile state providing access to safe water to 26,716 individuals.
  • 2.5 million children received the polio vaccine.
  • UNICEF reached 7.6 million people with lifesaving messages, to build resilience of families, including health, Nutrition, and immunization.