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04 Dec 2017 description

Originally established in 1997 to receive refugees fleeing the Second Sudanese Civil War, Maaji settlement II and III were re-opened in 2015 to host new refugee arrivals from South Sudan. While the settlement is no longer receiving new arrivals, humanitarian partners continue to support efforts to improve standards and services for refugees and host community alike.

Gaps and Challenges

  • Insufficient permanent health facilities and lack of an outreach unit leave facilities crowded and health services overstretched.

30 Mar 2017 description

Key Findings
- Insecurity has reduced local population access to crops this growing season, resulting in a highly dependent market population to meet food gaps.
- Kenya has restricted food exports to South Sudan, causing markets to become heavily dependent on supply routes from Uganda.
- Insecurity in the western part of the state, coupled with the depreciation of the South Sudanese Pound (SSP), has reduced traders’ ability to finance and transport large-scale supplies to the market despite increased demand.

16 Sep 2016 description
report REACH Initiative

On July 8th, the eve of South Sudan’s Independence Day, fighting broke out in Juba between armed factions of the Governmentled SPLA, and the former opposition SPLAIO.
Over the following weeks, fighting spread to other towns and villages throughout the Greater Equatoria region, leading to the displacement of thousands of people from their homes, many to neighbouring countries.

09 Jul 2012 description
report REACH Initiative


En Novembre 2011, le Coordonnateur Humanitaire a demandé officiellement à l’UNHCR d’assumer la gestion du cluster1 abri; L’UNHCR a répondu positivement à cette requête en le transformant en cluster d’abri d’urgence pour la RCA et recadrant l’attention du cluster sur les besoins en termes d’abris des populations déplacées. Le renouvellement du cluster a été positivement accueilli par la communauté humanitaire.