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Over 5,000 displaced from Lou Nuer areas of Jonglei state

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March 4, 2017 (BOR) - Thousands of civilians displaced from Lou Nuer areas of Bieh state arrived in Panyang county of Duk in Jonglei state, where lack of food and water have been identified as major challenges.

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The commissioner of Panyang county, Peter Latjor said 5,625 individuals had already arrived in his county, with some more families still arriving, citing lack of basic needs, food water and medicines as the major problems facing both local and displaced communities.

“5,625 people arrived from Uror when I was there, and some people were still arriving when I left the area. These include the families that came from Juba Protection of Civilians [POCs], but could not reach home when the SPLA entered Uror. There is hunger, no food, no water, no medicines. These are the main problems in my county”, he told Sudan Tribune.

There have been reports that relative calm had returned in Uror, although there are still fears of possible attacks from the two warring parties on the other, which could also result in to civilian casualties.

Latjor urged aid agencies to move in and support the affected people.

“This hunger is on a large scale and urgent support from humanitarian actors is needed to reduce it. That is why I came to Bor to talk to non-governmental organizations if there can help. Among the civilians are women, children and elderly people”, he added.

Latjor said relative peace between the Dinka communities in Duk county and the Lou Nuer made it easier for the displaced persons to be hosted by local communities.

U.N agencies estimate that about 5.5 million people will have no reliable source of food by July.

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  • 5 March 08:07, by Kush Natives

    What’s the route cause for the displacements? Because, there’s no mention of such of displacement cause. I am still waiting from the article poster, just for the feedback.

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    • 5 March 12:40, by South South

      Help these South Sudanese displaced people with food and water please. Riek is a big devil, he caused this situation to his own community. Peace is on the way.

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      • 5 March 15:13, by Political Affairs Advisor

        That is why you villagers who claim to have known something about politic don’t even know where the fact lies but, only blame every now and then without seeing the mess cause by this ineffective and tribal leader who kills millions people in the country. instead of telling the truth that can bring people together, you start supporting base on tribalism not the truth about someone. I hate that!!!!

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        • 5 March 17:43, by South South

          Rebels need to know that peace means giving up something in order to achieve peace, that’s the truth we are waiting for to hear from rebels. Calling elected president names like tribalism will not help you to get peace you want. Prepare yourself for long war, not in internet.

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        • 6 March 01:42, by Kuch

          And where are these Lou Nuer areas here in my home state of Jonglei state? SUDAN TRIBUNE trolls, go home fellows.

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    • 5 March 19:16, by Midit Mitot

      I never seen any country like South Sudan with the full of lie, Latjor Chuol, Boroom Commissioner said that there was displacement from Uror county to Duk county without War, sorry!

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      • 6 March 04:51, by Kush Natives

        Midit,
        because you’re not in Africa, that’s why you never see a country like South Sudan. Thanks for being here!

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      • 6 March 08:10, by Maguto

        Midit

        The SPLA are in Ayuai now and that had forced the civilians to quite the violence in area to Aborom/Duk Panyang County of Greater Duk

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        • 7 March 13:54, by Midit Mitot

          Maguto,
          To misspell Yuai to be call Ayuai was kill a lot of people, don,t call it like that again man, otherwise you will die in-vain.

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  • 6 March 08:14, by Lou Nuer The Great

    stupid jienges pajut is our land our ancestral land but occupied by anyoor last year in case of displacement in uror nobody went there and 5000 is white lies posted by stupid latjor

    SPLA IO the truely disciplined and well trained soldiers will liberate the south

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  • 15 May 18:14, by Kanayovi

    GOV has to do something about this...
    please check this

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