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17 Feb 2014 description
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Introduction

Its two months now since a sporadic gunfire and skirmishes broke out in the capital city of Juba on December 14th 2013. Subsequently the country was destabilized due to the escalating violence between the government forces and the armed groups. This led to the displacement of tens of thousands of the country residents who were forced to abandon their homes and sort refuge at the UN bases throughout the country. Due to this international crisis many of the civilians were forced to flee their country and sort refuge in the neighbouring countries.

29 Jan 2014 description
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Situation Progress

16 Jan 2014 description
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Due to the recent fighting in South Sudan, there has been heightened population migration in the past 2 weeks in Kakuma Refugee Camp. This crisis has forced many of the civilians to flee their country and seek refuge in the neighboring countries: Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia. At the moment, new arrivals have been registered in Kakuma Refugee Camp since December 26th 2013. Approximately 80% of the total population are youths, 13% comprising women and the elderly, with 7% being old men. There are currently three reception centres handling new arrivals.

28 Dec 2013 description
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Following the South Sudan crisis and the subsequent evacuation of Kenyan citizens by the Government of Kenya through the Kenya Defense Force (KDF) and the Kenya Airways flights, the Kenya Red Cross Society continued its operations at the Jomo Kenyatta Airport. As of the night of 26th December 2013, the two flights landed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with 16 and 42 passengers respectively from South Sudan making a total of 58 passengers received.

26 Dec 2013 description
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SITUATION OVERVIEW

Since December 14th 2013, a sporadic gunfire and skirmishes broke out in the capital city of Juba. Subsequently the country was destabilized due to the escalating violence between the government forces and the armed groups.

This led to the displacement of tens of thousands of the country residents who were forced to abandon their homes and sort refuge at the UN bases throughout the country.