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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 32 (as of 17 April 2014)

Highlights

 Heavy fighting in Bentiu, Unity State, on 14-15 April caused thousands of people to flee to the UN base. Civilians were reportedly targeted during the violence.

 An attack by armed youth on the UN base in Bor on 17 April killed dozens of civilians and injured many more.

 The number of people displaced within South Sudan rose to 927,000, with the highest increase in Upper Nile State.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 31 (as of 10 April 2014)

Highlights

  • Clashes were reported in northern Upper Nile State, with tension mounting in and around Melut.

  • So far, aid agencies have reached around 1.1 million people, around one third of the people to be assisted by June. Over 960,000 people have been reached with medical interventions.

  • Over 100,000 people are reported to be displaced in and around Kodok, Lul and Wau Shiluk in Upper Nile State. They are in urgent need of assistance.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 30 (as of 3 April 2014)

Highlights

● Aid agencies urgently need US$232 million to prevent a sharp deterioration of the humanitarian situation over the next three months.

● Around 803,200 people are displaced within South Sudan.

● Another 270,000 people have fled to neighbouring countries since December 2013. Of the 1,000 people who arrive daily in Ethiopia, 95 per cent are women and children.

● Partners are severely concerned about the food and nutrition situation for over 126,000 Sudanese refugees living in Maban, Upper Nile State.

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South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin, March 2014

Highlights

• In only 100 days since the start of the confl ict in South Sudan, over one million people have fl ed their homes.

• The crisis threatens to reverse gains in food security made over the last year, with 3.7 million people now at high risk of food insecurity.

• Health partners have stepped up efforts to minimize threats of disease outbreaks in sites of displacement.

• The aid operation in Abyei is ongoing, despite a deteriorating security situation.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 29 (as of 27 March 2014)

Aid agencies launched a multi-sector rapid response mechanism, aiming to reach people in hard-to-access locations in the coming three months. Halfway through the Crisis Response Plan, relief activities are only 25 per cent funded.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report as of 20 March 2014 number 28

Before the rainy season begins in June, two key priorities for humanitarian partners are to 1) reach new locations with concentrations of IDPs and 2) improve, expand or move flood-prone displacement sites.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report as of 13 March 2014 number 27

According to the latest OCHA report, many private transporters are reluctant to move humanitarian goods due to increased levels of harassment and irregular fees and taxes.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report as of 10 March 2014 number 26

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Early rains in Juba caused flooding in the UN Tomping displacement site, destroying hundreds of shelters and exacerbating already difficult living conditions.

  • Food partners have provided emergency food assistance to 428,900 conflict-affected people since the start of 2014, and continued regular food support to 335,700 other vulnerable people, including refugees inside South Sudan.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation Report as of 6 March 2014 Report number 25

Lack of engineering equipment is hampering the much-needed expansion of protection of civilians sites in Bor and Malakal. Contingency measures for a sudden influx of displaced people need to be improved.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation report as of 3 March 2014 Report number 24

The number of incidents in February (29) dropped compared to January (69), but this is thought to be due to underreporting rather than a change in the operating environment in South Sudan.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation report as of 27 February 2014 Report number 23

While providing food assistance remains an immediate priority to save lives, increasing food production by displaced and food-insecure families across the country is vital to combating malnutrition, disease and destitution.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation report as of 24 February 2014 Report number 22

Humanitarian partners relocated non-essential staff out of Malakal town, only maintaining critical staff to deliver lifesaving assistance to affected people.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation report as of 20 February 2014 Report number 21

Between April and October, 60 per cent of the roads across the country become impassable. If funding is not received soon, aid agencies will have to rely on costly air transport.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation report as of 17 February 2014 Report number 20

Relief organizations require $1.27 billion by June to provide assistance to 3.2 million people affected by the crisis. Funds are urgently needed for the core pipelines and frontline services.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation report as of 13 February 2014 Report number 19

In recognition of the growing needs in the country, the declaration will trigger more resources from UN agencies and NGOs, and fast-track administrative procedures for the response.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation report as of 10 February 2014 Report number 18

Access to the southern counties continues to be constrained by insecurity, amid unconfirmed reports of major displacement, abuses against civilians and destruction of property.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation report as of 6 February 2014 Report number 17

Highlights

  • An estimated 738,000 people are displaced inside South Sudan. Another 130,400 people have fled to neighbouring countries.

  • The number of civilians sheltering in UN bases has dropped to 74,800, as many civilians left the bases in Bor and Malakal during the past week.

  • So far, around 300,000 people across 44 displacement sites have received some assistance.

  • Aid agencies have conducted about 20 inter-agency needs assessments, resulting in 159 response commitments.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation report as of 3 February 2014 Report number 16

Highlights

  • An estimated 743,400 people are displaced inside South Sudan. Another 130,400 people have fled to neighbouring countries.

  • Humanitarian partners have assisted nearly 300,000 people so far; the majority outside UN bases in rural areas.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation report as of 30 January 2014 Report number 15

The greatest reported increase in people affected by the conflict was in Unity State, following ongoing fighting in the state’s southern counties.

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South Sudan Crisis Situation report as of 27 January 2014 Report number 14

  • Around 646,400 people are displaced inside South Sudan, with the largest number in Upper Nile State. Another 123,400 people have fled to neighbouring countries.

  • Aid organizations have assisted nearly 291,000 people so far; the majority outside UN bases in rural areas.

  • Over 2,200 children were vaccinated against measles in Bor. The 3-day campaign responded to a suspected measles outbreak in the UN base.

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