South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 48 (as of 7 August 2014)

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 07 Aug 2014

Highlights

● At least six South Sudanese aid workers were killed in Maban County, Upper Nile State, causing aid agencies to suspend essential activities such as food distributions and evacuating some staff.

● Continued rains in Bentiu worsened flooding in the Protection of Civilians site, deteriorating living conditions and causing tension between displaced people and aid agencies.

● Rapid multi-sector response teams deployed to new locations in Canal County in Jonglei State and north of Nasir town in Upper Nile State.

● Four river barges with aid supplies left Mangalla for Malakal on 6 August.

3.8 million People to be assisted by the end of the year

2.4 million People reached with humanitarian assistance*

1.1 million People internally displaced by violence 440,000 People have fled to neighboring countries

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