South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin 23 - 29 September 2013

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 29 Sep 2013

Situation overview

• The Government declared a national health emergency on 26 September after confirming three cases of polio. The country had been polio-free for four years.

• A total of 43 suspected cases of measles were reported in Malakal since August this year, according to Upper Nile State Ministry of Health and WHO.

• Preliminary fi ndings of a post-distribution monitoring exercise indicated food insecurity and malnutrition among violence-affected communities in Jonglei State’s Labrab.

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