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Humanitarian Bulletin South Sudan 7-13 January 2013

Humanitarian Bulletin South Sudan

7-13 January 2013

Highlights

  • Aid agencies provided humanitarian assistance to communities affected by
    cattle-raiding in Warrap and Unity states
  • About 6.600 people displaced by border tensions with Sudan received aid in Northern Bahr el Ghazal
  • A barge carrying 1,260 returnees arrived in Juba from Upper Nile on 9 January

Situation overview
Aid agencies focused on responding to conflict affected communities in Warrap and Unity states due to cattle-raiding, and in Northern Bahr el Ghazal because of tensions with Sudan. In Unity and Upper Nile states, aid agencies continue to support the humanitarian needs of refugees, including provision of water and sanitation and health facilities in the settlements.

A barge carrying 1,260 returnees arrived in Juba on 9 January from Renk in Upper Nile
State. The majority of the returnees are headed for the Greater Equatoria region as their final destination. During the past week aid agencies tracked 1,026 returnees heading to final destinations across South Sudan.

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