South Sudan

Republic of South Sudan: Humanitarian access constraints in 2011 (as of 8 Feb 2012)

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Interference in humanitarian operations by the armed forces continued at a high level in South Sudan over 2011. During the year, humanitarian partners recorded 116 incidents of interference by the military, police or government officials. Twenty one incidents were committed by unknown actors. Incidents ranged from theft of vehicles, harassment at checkpoints, occupation of schools and clinics, to the looting of humanitarian supplies.
Active military hostilities also generated access constraints, while the regulatory environment for humanitarian operations became an increased concern.

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