South Sudan + 3 more

South Sudan - Crisis Fact Sheet #8, Fiscal Year (FY) 2017

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Situation Report
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ongoing violence displaces an additional 200,000 people in April

  • Health actors report suspected cholera cases in Aburoc

  • USG announces $142 million in new humanitarian assistance

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • Violence across South Sudan displaced an additional 200,000 people in April, increasing the total number of displaced people to 3.8 million, including 2 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) and 1.8 million refugees sheltering in neighboring countries.

  • On May 24, the U.S. Government (USG) announced more than $142 million in new humanitarian assistance for famine- and conflict-affected populations in South Sudan and South Sudanese refugees in the region. The new assistance includes $17.6 million from USAID/OFDA, nearly $62.3 million from USAID/FFP, and more than $62.5 million from State/PRM to respond to the humanitarian needs of South Sudanese refugees.