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OCHA South Sudan Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin for the period 21 -27 January 2013

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OCHA South Sudan Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin for the period 21 -27 January 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Hepatitis E surge was confirmed in Upper Nile State refugee campsites and has infected 3,319 people and led to 69 deaths since July 2012.
  • A clash between two factions of the same armed group affected about 2,500 people in Pibor town, Jonglei State.
  • Food prices to remain high in the border areas.

Situation overview

Humanitarian organizations continued to respond to the needs of people affected or displaced by inter-communal violence and cattle-raiding across the country. Recent clashes in Jonglei State’s Pibor County resulted in temporary displacement of 2,500 people.

Food security partners warned that food commodity prices, especially white sorghum and wheat flour, will remain high throughout the dry season in border areas, even after the December harvest.

The Ministry of Health, UNHCR and WHO confirmed a surge in the number of cases of Hepatitis E in the four refugee camps in Upper Nile State, which has infected 3,319 people and led to 69 deaths since July 2012.

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OCHA South Sudan Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin for the period 21 -27 January 2013
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