South Sudan Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 8 March 2012

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 08 Mar 2012

Highlights:

  • The continued influx of refugees into Upper Nile State is straining the humanitarian operation. Currently there are 80,000 refugees from Sudan’s Blue Nile in the South Sudanese state.

  • The UN Security Council views the recent cross-border violence between Sudan and South Sudan as a threat to international peace and security.

  • The Greater Equatoria region is likely to benefit from above normal rainfall over coming months.

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