South Sudan Crisis Situation report as of 27 January 2014 Report number 14

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 27 Jan 2014
  • Around 646,400 people are displaced inside South Sudan, with the largest number in Upper Nile State. Another 123,400 people have fled to neighbouring countries.

  • Aid organizations have assisted nearly 291,000 people so far; the majority outside UN bases in rural areas.

  • Over 2,200 children were vaccinated against measles in Bor. The 3-day campaign responded to a suspected measles outbreak in the UN base.

  • Inter-agency needs assessments in Jonglei and Upper Nile states found large share of people displaced sheltering with host communities.

  • UN aid chief Valerie Amos arrived in South Sudan on 27 January to assess the humanitarian situation.

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