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OCHA South Sudan Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin for the period 24 - 30 December 2012

OCHA South Sudan Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin for the period 24 - 30 December 2012

Highlights

  • About 700 people displaced by attacks in Kiir Adem
  • About 630 affected by recent violence in Western Bahr el Ghazal State
  • Common Humanitarian Fund launches its first round standard allocation for 2013, which will help to support emergencies over the year.

Situation overview

Aid agencies are deeply concerned about the humanitarian consequences of attacks that occurred on 26 December in the contested area of Kiir Adem located along the Northern Bahr el Ghazal State border area. The attacks resulted in the reported displacement of more than 700 people to Jaac. A humanitarian assessment will be conducted as soon as the security situation improves to ascertain the needs of the new arrivals in Jaac.

Aid agencies are mobilizing support to respond to the needs of the about 4,000 people displaced by cattle raiding on 6 and 7 December in Panyijiar County, Unity State.

The first round of the standard allocation for 2013 of the South Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund was launched on 26 December. The fund will support essential projects and address critical funding gaps that may arise.

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OCHA South Sudan Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin for the period 24 - 30 December 2012