IOM South Sudan Monthly Update – February 2019

SITUATION OVERVIEW

Insecurity in Yei continued, with active conflict between opposition and government forces causing displacement of conflict-affected communities and blocking IOM’s access to key Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) screening sites.

The inaccessibility caused delays in gathering information from the site, as well as hurdles for delivering services in the areas concerned. Cattle raids also caused conflict in various parts of the country. However, the peace process continued to advance between the Government and other opposition groups, with peace celebrations taking place throughout the country

Monthly Highlights

Solar powered water yard constructed in Jebel Kher Primary Health Care Centre (PHCC)

Primary data collection for the Gender Gap in WASH study finalized and the first training on Closing the Gender Gap conducted in Juba, Central Equatoria

Opening ceremony of the Jebel Kheir Primary Health Care Centre (PHCC) held in Wau

Source: International Organization for Migration

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