South Sudan Crisis Situation Report as of 4 January 2014 Report number 7

HIGHLIGHTS

  • An estimated 189,000 people have been displaced by the current crisis in South Sudan since 15 December, with some 62,000 people in UN bases.

  • A multi-sector response has been launched with around 158,000 people reached with some kind of assistance.

  • Aid has reached around 67,500 of the estimated 84,000 people displaced in Awerial County, Lakes State. The response continues to scale up.

  • A reported 22,600 people from South Sudan have sought refuge in neighbouring countries since 15 December.

  • Ceasefire talks which began in Addis Abeba on 3 January have not yet resulted in a cessation of hostilities.

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