South Sudan: Humanitarian Dashboard (as of 30 June 2018)
In June 2018, thousands of people were forced to flee their homes due to hostilities in several parts of the Country. In Central Equatoria, about 20,700 IDPs were reported in Yei town following fighting in different locations in Yei County and nearly 3,100 people were displaced from Kupera to Lainya due to harassment and looting by armed elements. In Western Equatoria, some 18,500 IDPs were registered in Tambura; they fled fighting in Nagero, Nagero County. In Western Bahr el Ghazal, thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes after fighting broke out in the Greater Baggari area- some 2,000 IDPs have been registered in Agok and Hai Masna near Wau town. Over 4,600 people have been displaced from Rumbek North to Yirol West due to inter-communal fighting. Armed fighting continues in Padeah in Leer County and Bieh in Koch County of central Unity, displacing several civilians including about 300 people mainly women and children, who fled to Leer Temporary Protection Area. During the month, the humanitarian community in South Sudan has called for a humanitarian pause to enable partners to reach tens of thousands of people trapped in areas of conflict, unable to leave or seek medical help or life-saving assistance in different locations of Unity due to conflict.
As of 31 May, humanitarian agencies in South Sudan assisted some 3.7 million people; about 62 per cent of the 6.0 million people targeted in 2018. This includes nearly 3.5 million people reached by food assistance and emergency livelihoods support; more than 851,000 people provided with access to improved water sources; over 375,000 people assisted with vital non-food items and emergency shelter, including blankets and mosquito nets; over 343,000 children and pregnant and lactating mothers provided with emergency nutritional assistance; about 478,600 children provided with access to education in emergencies; over 704,000 people who received health care services and over 1,244,300 people who received services related to gender-based violence, child protection, mine awareness education and general protection services