South Sudan crisis Situation update as of 19 December 2013 Report number 1

Highlights

  • Fighting which started in Juba on 15 December has spread to several locations around South Sudan, in particular to Bor, Jonglei State.

  • An estimated 34,000 people displaced by the violence have sought refuge in UN bases in Juba, Bor and Bentiu.

  • On 19 December, inter-agency teams carried out humanitarian assessments in eight locations in Juba, preparing to support the ongoing response to urgent needs among displaced communities.

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