South Sudan Crisis Situation Report as of 7 January 2014 Report number 8

Highlights

  • An estimated 201,000 people have been internally displaced by the current crisis in South Sudan since 15 December, with some 60,000 people in UN bases across the country.

  • About 85,000 people are estimated to be displaced in Mingkaman and surrounding areas in Awerial County, Lakes State.

  • At least another 32,000 people have sought refuge in neighbouring countries, of whom nearly 75 per cent crossed into Uganda.

  • A multi-sector response has been launched with around 167,000 people reached with some kind of assistance.

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