IOM Event Tracking: Yei, Central Equatoria (Data Collection: 23-31 March 2019)

Clashes between government (SSPDF) and opposition forces have led to ongoing displacement in areas of Yei County. DTM observed a total of 26,454 IDPs and 213 returnees in Lasu and Mugwo, sub-areas of Yei County as of 4 April 2019.

IDPs were displaced from surrounding villages of Lasu and Mugwo, since early March 2019 but also include South Sudanese coming from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Many are staying in damaged, empty tukuls or schools / churches and find themselves far away from public services. The main needs reported concern food, WASH and shelter.

Source: International Organization for Migration