Conflict-related sexual violence in Northern Unity (September – December 2018)

GENEVA (15 February 2019) � A UN report released Friday highlights persistently high levels of sexual violence in South Sudan’s northern Unity region, with at least 134 women and girls raped, and 41 having suffered other forms of sexual and …

Greater Koch County political leaders pledge to promote peace and reconciliation in their communities

Opposition and government officials in Greater Koch County in Northern Liech held a one-day peace and reconciliation conference in Koch to discuss issues related to peace implementation. The meeting sought to promote joint participation of opposition, government and civilian groups …

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness Update 6 (4 – 10 February 2019)

WEEKLY OVERVIEW

? EVD awareness sessions continued in all target locations (Gimunu Boma, Tokori, Marakonye Boma and Attende Boma). WASH activities continued at Yei SSRRC and Yei airstrip screening points.

? EVD prevention activities were held on proper handwashing with …

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness Update 6 (4 – 10 February 2019)

WEEKLY OVERVIEW

? EVD awareness sessions continued in all target locations (Gimunu Boma, Tokori, Marakonye Boma and Attende Boma). WASH activities continued at Yei SSRRC and Yei airstrip screening points.

? EVD prevention activities were held on proper handwashing with …

New Violence in South Sudan Sends Thousands Fleeing to DR Congo

The United Nations refugee agency says a surge of violence in South Sudan’s Yei State has displaced some 8,000 civilians and sent an estimated 5,000 people fleeing to the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo.

Clashes between the South Sudanese army …

IOM DTM South Sudan Displacement Site Flow Monitoring: 1 – 31 December 2018

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) interviewed 2,127 households representing 4,234 travelling individuals crossing into and out of Bentiu Protection of Civilians site (PoC) site, Malakal PoC site and Wau PoC Adjacent Area (AA) site during the reporting period. Wau PoC …

Farmers and cattle keepers work to overcome conflict caused by lack of water resources in Aweil

At the beginning of every year, the nomadic people of Reziaghat in Sudan make the long journey south with their herds of cattle seeking water and places to graze in the areas around Aweil in South Sudan.

But with water …

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