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South Sudan: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 9 (12 June 2017)

HIGHLIGHTS

• Inter-communal violence and insecurity in May forced thousands of people to flee their homes in Terekeka to seek shelter on the islands of Geimeza.

• Cases of cholera confirmed in Tonj East County of Warrap as outbreak approaches one-year mark.

• Insecurity and conflict negatively impacted humanitarian operations in May with at least 36 aid workers relocated including from famine-affected areas.

• Health partners express deep regret and sadness following the passing of 15 children in rural and remote Nachodokopele village. The risk of measles in South Sudan remains high due to challenges faced by the health system.

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Original Publication Date: 
12 Jun 2017
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Humanitarian Bulletin