UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Kyung-wha Kang, concluded a three-day mission to South Sudan, calling on all parties to the conflict to respect their ceasefire commitments, and urged for more international support to enable humanitarians to scale-up and expand critical aid operations.
The security situation in the Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites in Malakal remained relatively calm, as community elders engaged the warring youth in a bid to defuse the tensions.
Tensions remained high in the northern states of Jonglei, Unity and Upper Nile where sporadic fighting continued to be reported.
3.8 million People to be assisted by the end of the year
3.5 million People reached with humanitarian assistance*
1.91 million People displaced by conflict since December 2013
1.44 million People internally displaced
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