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OCHA South Sudan Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin for the period 18-24 March 2013

Highlights:

  • Ongoing fighting in Jonglei State continued to affect civilians, as aid agencies pushed to deliver humanitarian assistance in accessible areas.
  • An increase in number of people fleeing Jonglei to Kenya was reported by UNHCR, with about 360 people registered since the start of the year, compared with an average of 45 people per year registered between 2010 and 2012.
  • A convoy carrying over 800 returnees from Khartoum arrived in Upper Nile State‚Äôs Malakal town on 21 March, with a second convoy expected in the coming days carrying an estimated 500 people.

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OCHA South Sudan Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin for the period 18-24 March 2013