South Sudan

IRNA Report: Reggo and Tali payam in Terekeka County, Centra Equotoria State (24-26th March 2015)

Situation overview

Inter-agency Initial Rapid Needs Assessment (IRNA) was conducted from 24th to 26th March 2015, approximately 30days after the tribal conflict/clash between communities of Wujungani/Pariak village in Reggo payam and that of Lokweni/Bulukuli village of Terekeka payam. For Tali payam, the conflict started on 22/12/2015 and degenerated in late January and early Februeary 2015 between Mundari from Tali payam Terekeka in Central Equatoria and Dinka from Yirol County in Lake state. The IRNA conducted from 24-26th March 2015 in Terekeka County was represented by following cluster: Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM), Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL), Health, Nutrition and WASH, Protection, Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI)). The objective of this assessment was to assess the current situation of the conflict affected population in Reggo, Terekeka and Tali payam for appropriate decision making regarding protection and humanitarian assistance as might be required. .

The assessment team inter-phased with the local authority (i.e. Relief & Rehabilitation Commission (RRC), the Chiefs, and Herdsmen and the affected households of the affected areas in Reggo, TKK and Tali payam respectively. The local authorities were cooperative and appreciated the purpose of the mission. The main actors on the ground are ADRA for Health, NPA for FSL, ACORD for FSL and peace, SPEDC for FSL and education, AFOD for nutrition & CCCM, WIROCK for Education & Protection, etc

As of RRC Terekeka Report dated 21st February, 2015 to the State Director RCRC copied to the Commissioner, the estimated affected population stands at 1562hh of 6,810 individuals in Wujungani, 684 hh of 3420 individuals in Pariak and 80 hh of 400 individuals in Lokweni. However, during this assessment, the Local leaders in a focus group discussion (FDGD) indicated 2242hh affected in wujungani/Pariak and 103hh in Lokweni, which is the most likely. In Tali payam, the estimated number affected population are 8599 (3250 IDPs and 5349 hosts). According to them ( the community leaders), most of the displaced /or affected persons in Wajungani/Pariak have returned ( about 90%) but facing stiff challenges of shelter, NFIs and basic survival needs since all they had were burnt into ashes by the cattle camp youths during the clash.


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