South Sudan

Emergency Humanitarian Action South Sudan WHO Situation Report #9, February 04, 2014


Key highlights

 New figures indicate that, 737,855 people are now displaced inside South Sudan, with the largest numbers in Upper Nile State. While 123,400 others are displaced in to the neighboring countries.

 Fighting continued in parts of Lakes state mainly in Yirol East and Awerial between government forces and the opposition leading to 47 death and 41 causalities. Fighting was also reported in Tonj North,Warrap state, , Lakes States, and in Nasir Upper Nile State.

 One hundred nine two suspected measles cases and twenty six related deaths were recorded in epidemiological week 5 from five IDP camps in Juba, Bor, Bentiu and Awerial.

 Public Health threats of concern are Malaria, Acute Watery Diarrhea and Measles reported across the major camps.

 As part of emergency operations ,medical supplies were provided to THESO,CUAMM,Merlin,UNIDO and South Sudan Medical Mission in Old Fangak to strengthen case management

 Medical supplies were given to THESO to support care of patients in UN House Juba III and to support health services in Old Fangak, among them three Interagency Emergency Health Kits, two diahorrea and ORS module, and two Pheumonia kits.