UNOCHA Situation Report: South Sudan Crisis

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs recently released an updated situation report on South Sudan.

The following are the highlights:

  • An estimated 194,000 people have been displaced by the current crisis in South Sudan since 15 December, with some 57,500 people sheltering in UN bases across the country.
  • A multi-sector response has been launched with around 107,000 people reached with some kind of assistance so far, inside and outside UN bases.
  • An inter-agency assessment to Awerial in Lakes State estimates that 76,000 people have been displaced to the area, mostly from Jonglei State.
  • Aid agencies launched the South Sudan Crisis Response Plan for January to March 2014. It requires US$209 million to respond to immediate needs. Of this, $43 million has been secured, leaving a shortfall of $166 million.

You can read the entire report here: South Sudan crisis – situation update 6_as of 1 January.

Taken from UNOCHA


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