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17 Aug 2017 description

# IDP locations (shelter interventions) 154

# Households 19,536

#Shelters planned 2343

# HHs still in need of shelter intervention 7,496

Shelter Cluster members are currently covering approximately 30% of the shelter needs reported in Kachin and Northern Shan States.

17 Aug 2017 description
  • Number of IDP Locations: 168

  • Estimated number of IDPs: 98,318

Displacement started in June 2011 due to the fighting between the Government and the Kachin Independence Organization. The majority of IDPs live in camps along the Myanmar-China Border. Approximately 39% of IDPs live in camps in non-Government Controlled areas (NGCA).

16 Aug 2017 description


Wau POC area adjacent to UNMISS was established in June 2016, following violence in and around Wau town, making it the most recently established POC in South Sudan. It is also the most congested POC in the country, with registered population of 39,165 IDPs sheltering on just 200,000 m2 of land.

Current priority needs

1 Relocation of IDPs into new extension site
2 Registration of new arrivals
3 Installation of perimeter lights

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