South Sudan Crisis Situation report as of 20 February 2014 Report number 21

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 20 Feb 2014


  • An estimated 716,500 people have been displaced inside South Sudan since the conflict started in December 2013. Another 166,900 people have fled to neighbouring countries.
  • Heavy fighting in and around Malakal broke out from 18 February, with inter-communal clashes also sparking within the UN base sheltering over 20,000 people.
  • Aid agencies focused on pre-positioning relief items in least affected states and securing sufficient supplies in Juba for conflict-affected areas, ahead of the rainy season.
  • The Crisis Response Plan is 17.7 per cent funded, leaving a shortfall of $1.05 billion. Funds are urgently needed for the core pipelines and frontline services.
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