• Humanitarian Coordinator calls on armed actors to uphold their responsibilities under international humanitarian law to protect civilians and ensure the proportionality of their actions.
• Nearly 60 aid workers relocated from Walgak and Waat in northern Jonglei due to intensified armed conflict.
• Cholera spreads to Duk, Ayod and Fangak counties in Jonglei, amidst the longest running outbreak since South Sudan became an independent nation in July 2011.
Humanitarian Coordinator demands perpetrators of attacks against aid workers be held to account.
Aid organizations are working to scale up the famine response in central and southern Unity.
Fighting and insecurity across the Equatorias continue to uproot tens of thousands of civilians.
Thousands of people remain displaced following clashes in Jonglei, which resulted in killings, destruction, gender-based violence and recruitment of child soldiers.
• More than 338,000 people in Leer, Mayendit, Koch and Panyijiar have received humanitarian assistance since localized famine was declared in Leer and Mayendit in South Sudan.
• Cholera cases have been confirmed in Malakal town, bringing the number of counties affected countrywide to 14.
• Heavy clashes between armed groups in Jonglei’s Uror and Nyirol counties forced thousands of civilians to flee.
Humanitarian organizations will target some 5.8 million people across South Sudan with humanitarian assistance and protection in 2017.
Displaced people arrive in Kodok and in Aburoc following clashes on the western bank of the River Nile in and around Wau Shilluk.
Displacement, loss of property and violations against civilians reported by people displaced by fighting in parts of Nasir.
• Fighting in the vicinity of Wau Shilluk and Malakal has displaced civilians and disrupted humanitarian activities.
• More than 52,600 South Sudanese fled to Uganda in January.
• South Sudanese are likely to face extreme levels of food insecurity in an extended lean season from February to July 2017.
• After extensive negotiations, a humanitarian team travelled to the Greater Baggari area, outside Wau town.
• Fighting in Yambio has displaced over 7,000 people.
• The South Sudan Humanitarian Fund has allocated nearly $11 million to support dry season response in the Greater Equatoria region.
• Malaria topped all diseases in 2016 as the leading cause of death and morbidity.
• The 2016 cholera outbreak has spread to 10 counties, with cases confirmed in Panyijiar.
• Clashes between refugees and host community in Maban County displaced civilians and disrupted humanitarian operations
• Thousands of South Sudanese continue to flee to Uganda.
• Three years since the conflict in South Sudan began, humanitarian needs continue to rise.
• A measles outbreak has been confirmed in Wau, bringing the total number of outbreaks country-wide this year to 13.
• Humanitarians find aid hub looted during visit to Nhialdiu.
• Close to three million South Sudanese have now fled their homes since December 2013.
• Thousands displaced by clashes in Unity.
• Food security experts warn of unprecedented levels of food insecurity in South Sudan in 2017.
• Communities along the River Nile are worst affected by the cholera outbreak and account for 91 per cent of reported cholera cases.
Displacement spikes following insecurity
• The exodus of South Sudanese to neighbouring countries continues, with Uganda hosting the largest number.
• Aid convoy arrives in Yei to deliver assistance for 52,000 people.
• Partners are responding to malaria, with nearly 1.9 million cases reported this year.
• Aid agencies are scaling up operations to assist nearly 40,000 displaced people in Wau.
• Armed forces and armed groups have been urged to release child soldiers.
Equatorias: South Sudanese continue to flee
- An aid worker was tragically shot and killed in an ambush on a clearly marked NGO vehicle in Eastern Equatoria.
- Outflows of refugees into Uganda continues.
- A new outbreak of measles was confirmed in Gogrial West in late September.
- The cholera outbreak has spread to Unity.
Aid worker killed in Eastern Equatoria
Thousands displaced after renewed fghting in Unity.
Plight of nearly 100,000 people stranded in Yei raises alarm.
The cholera outbreak is now affecting six counties.
Fresh fghting drives a new wave of refugees to Ethiopia.
A decline in food prices provides slight reprieve in some areas
Civilians displaced and aid workers relocated from volatile areas in Unity
Conflict in and around Yei has forced thousands from their homes.
The number of South Sudanese seeking refuge in neighbouring countries has surpassed 1 million.
About 1.3 million people will benefit from aid through humanitarian fund allocation of $30 million.
Assistance outside Wau remains limited due to continued access constraints and insecurity.
Yei fighting: thousands more displaced
Conflict continues to drive South Sudanese to neighbouring Uganda in search of refuge.
Disruptions to markets, rapid inflation and devaluation of the local currency are worsening food insecurity in Northern Bahr el Ghazal.
Cholera, malaria and kalaazar continue to be major causes of death in the country.
Survival kits have been distributed in hard-to-reach areas of central Unity.
Equatorias: fighting triggers further displacement
• On World Humanitarian Day, humanitarian community pays tribute to 59 aid workers killed in South Sudan since December 2013.
• Armed clashes and ambushes prevent humanitarians from reaching displaced people in Greater Equatoria.
• Humanitarian organizations strive to meet growing needs as the number of internally displaced people increases in Wau town.
• Intermittent fighting has forced thousands of people to flee their homes in central and southern Unity.
UN Humanitarian Chief visits South Sudan and calls on all parties to uphold their responsibilities to protect civilians.
Since fighting erupted in Juba in mid-July, tens of thousands of people have fled South Sudan to neighbouring countries.
Cholera has been confirmed in Juba and Terekeka in Central Equatoria and the Duk Islands in Jonglei.
Malaria cases exceed 2015 levels.
Fighting in Juba left hundreds of people dead or injured and tens of thousands displaced.
Sharp increase in suspected cholera cases.
The number of South Sudanese people seeking shelter and safety in Uganda has risen significantly.
One aid worker killed during fighting in Buaw, Koch County.
Partners face challenges to meet growing needs in and around Wau.
Thousands displaced by fighting in Juba
• Tens of thousands have fled their homes following fresh fighting in Wau county.
• South Sudan facing worst food insecurity since December 2013.
• Thousands displaced by fighting in Raja county.
• Tension remains high in Kajo-Keji where thousands have been displaced.
• Sudanese refugees continue to flee into South Sudan.
Fighting in Wau displaces tens of thousands of people
• Nearly 4,500 internally displaced people departed the Bentiu Protection of Civilians site in May.
• Over 310,000 people are receiving humanitarian assistance and protection in southern Unity.
• Thousands remain displaced in Yambio and Gangura.
• Violent incidents against aid workers increased in May.
• Health partners investigate an outbreak of a haemorrhagic fever syndrome in Aweil.
Aid reaches people beyond Bentiu
• Humanitarian Coordinator condemns violence against aid workers.
• About 21,400 people are displaced in the Greater Baggari area in Wau County.
• Health partners are stepping up malaria preparedness and response efforts.
• There are reports of increasing food insecurity in Eastern Equatoria.
• UN Special Representative calls for action against sexual violence.
No. of Internally Displaced Persons 1.69 million