South Sudan + 6 more

South Sudan - Crisis Fact Sheet #3, Fiscal Year (FY) 2017

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Situation Report
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ongoing conflict displaces populations, exacerbates humanitarian needs in Greater Equatoria, Unity

  • Health actors respond to measles outbreak in Wau

  • South Sudanese refugees continue to flee to neighboring countries

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • Government of the Republic of South Sudan (GoRSS) officials deported four relief workers in recent weeks, raising concerns regarding restrictions on humanitarian organizations.

  • The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution to extend the UN Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) mandate on December 16. The resolution strengthens the mandate and authorizes UNMISS to use all necessary means to protect civilians, deter and prevent gender-based violence (GBV), and maintain public safety and security at UNMISS protection of civilians (PoC) sites.

  • On January 5, the U.S. Department of State ended the ordered departure status for the U.S. Embassy in Juba.