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COVID-19 Appeal

The impact of COVID-19 on 1.3 million vulnerable JAM beneficiaries calls for collective and urgent response. Pre-existing drivers such as poverty, food insecurity, epidemics, droughts, flooding, lack of water and sanitation, poor service delivery, low education levels, unequal access to information and civil strife will complicate the effects on these communities. And with the widespread

Thousands Displaced & At Risk in Fresh Conflict in Pibor, South Sudan

Fresh conflict in Pibor, South Sudan, has affected thousands of already displaced people who now have to contend with fearing for their lives. Late in 2019, severe floods in Pibor resulted in the loss of many homes and livelihoods for over 15 000 people. Over the last few days, Joint Aid Management (JAM) teams on

Unprecedented flooding exacerbates already severely marginalized communities

Thousands of South Sudanese, already faced with extreme hunger and severe levels of malnutrition, are being left homeless and displaced as a result of torrential rain and flooding in this country. Loss of basic household items, food stocks and crops have left an entire community in dire need, adding to an already desperate situation. Families

Partnering with like-minded organizations

Partnering with like-minded organizations allows us to further extend our reach, in the hard-to-reach places. In September, we were privileged to have the team from Feed My Starving Children visit at JAM's Headquarters’ in Johannesburg. A partnership that dates back some 14 years, Feed My Starving children brings with them a wealth of knowledge and

JAM Mozambique achieves ISO 22000 Certification at Beira Food Factory

The JAM Beira Food Factory in Mozambique recently received ISO 22000 Certification, in the scope of Manufacturing and Distribution of Corn Soy Blends. This means international recognition of operational excellence and food safety methods, in terms of producing and distributing food of exceptional quality. The requirements for Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS) is prescribed by

South Sudan

More than 5,000 children in Pibor, South Sudan are at risk of starvation and even death, if urgent nutritional assistance is not provided. A steep decline in funding and an escalated food crisis has compounded the situation in South Sudan, described as one of the worst worldwide. JAM urgently requires funding to sustain our humanitarian

Uganda

Uganda, home to the largest refugee population in Africa currently faces massive humanitarian challenges with the current population expected to reach 100 million by 2050 (WFP Uganda ). Thousands are reaching Uganda monthly, with up to 400 refugees arriving daily. In partnership with the Uganda Refugee and Disaster Management Council (URDMC), JAM is focused on