In November, fighting between armed forces was reported in Yei, Kajo-keji and Lainya County (Central Equatoria), Torit County (Eastern Equatoria), Mundri area (Western Equatoria), Ayod County (Jonglei), and Mayendit and Rubkona County (Unity). As a result, many civilians were displaced in different locations, including 17,300 in Kajo-keji County, who were forced to flee IDP camps, to other parts of Central Equatoria and Uganda. Intercommunal violence in Duk County (Jonglei) left 45 people dead, and displaced over 2,000 people from Duk Payuel to Poktap. According to health partners, an increasing number of cases of kala-azar were reported in Unity in November.
As of end of November, aid workers have reached more than 5.1 million people with assistance and protection since the beginning of the year. This includes: 4.7 million reached with food assistance and emergency livelihoods; more than 2.5 million reached through the distribution of inter-agency emergency health kits, more than 2.1 million provided with access to clean water; 818,000 assisted with vital non-food items, including blankets and mosquito nets; 810,000 children and pregnant and lactating women provided with emergency nutritional assistance; 357,000 children supported with access to education in emergencies; and more than 94,000 children vaccinated against measles.
- UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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