Insecurity increases population displacement, humanitarian needs in Greater Equatoria, Unity
Relief actors continue cholera response efforts across South Sudan
Ongoing conflict increases number of South Sudanese refugees
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼Violence continues to limit humanitarian access across South Sudan. The UN reported more than 90 humanitarian access incidents from November 1–28, while insecurity prompted UN partners to relocate 135 aid workers during the month of October. The UN has expressed concern regarding attacks against relief workers and urged all parties to the conflict to allow humanitarian organizations to reach populations in need.
The USAID-funded Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) projects that food security will deteriorate in northern South Sudan from February–May 2017 due to poor harvest yields, disruption of livelihood activities, and high staple food prices.