South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin 14 - 20 October 2013

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 20 Oct 2013

Situation overview

• Partners evacuated 49 wounded civilians to Bor and Juba for medical treatment after inter-communal violence broke out in Jonglei’s Twic East County on 20 October. Partners are monitoring the humanitarian consequences of the incident.

• The Government of South Sudan declared the country a flood-stricken disaster zone due to severe flooding which has affected nearly 156,000 people across the country.

• About 5,100 people are estimated to have returned to the Abyei area since September with 2,300 of these estimated to be in the Abyei town area.

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