The most recent assessment, released last month, showed South Sudan was already in dire straits, with over 4.8 million people severely food insecure and malnutrition rates rampant.
"Since we have been heavily involved in the peace process in South Sudan, whether it is through strengthening troops on the ground or any other means available, we will be more than willing to take up our part of the responsibility in restoring peace in South Sudan", Ethiopian communications affairs minister Getachew Reda said.
The fighting has renewed concerns about the prospects for peace and stability in this African country.
"They are there where there is peace to keep".
"This applies to several African countries".
When asked whether it was possible to remove the two leaders from the political leadership in South Sudan and bring another neutral person to take charge of the country, Ateny said President Kiir should be given another five years term in office so that he could now focus on development and services delivery in the country.
This agreement contained a timeline for working on reconciliation and healing.
Will the humanitarian crisis worsen?
In their communiqué, they called on the UN Security Council to extend UNMISS with a revised mandate to deploy a regional protection force to separate South Sudan's warring parties.
There is no time frame as yet for deployment, as that will depend on United Nations support for the proposal.
"The people of the world's youngest nation can not afford any further instability", he said, adding: "We have to remember that peace and food security are two sides of the same coin - it's the currency that drives development and prosperity".
The evacuation exercise begun over the weekend following relative calm that returned to juba, the capital city of South Sudan after the national airport was opened. We want to make clear to the people and the government of South Sudan that the United States has no plan for offensive action in their country.
"They have underscored the need for the worldwide community to call the leaders of South Sudan to account in implementing the promise of peace".
Burundi - where the recent assassination of Hasfa Mossi, a member of the East African Legislative Assembly and former
With over 55 aid workers killed since December 2013, the recent violence in Juba - which included deliberate attacks on global compounds - may prove the last straw for some agencies, leaving huge gaps in lifesaving services.