South Sudan Crisis Situation report as of 17 February 2014 Report number 20

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 17 Feb 2014

HIGHLIGHTS:

· An estimated 716,100 people are displaced inside South Sudan. Another 156,800 people have fled to nearby countries.

· The UN Security Council condemned an alleged attack by the South Sudan state security forces in the disputed area of northern Abyei on 3 February.

· Aid agencies focused on pre-positioning relief items in least affected states and securing sufficient supplies in Juba for conflict-affected areas, ahead of the upcoming rainy season.

· The Crisis Response Plan is 18.5 per cent funded, leaving a shortfall of $1.04 billion. Funds are urgently needed for the core pipelines and frontline services.

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