05 January 2022: On Yei Road, Juba, a fire broke out at a Protection Of Civilians site, destroying at least ten houses and the INGO ACTED office. Source: Eye Radio Return to South Sudan home page.
18 December 2021: In Mayendit county, Unity state, an MSF health worker was killed and three other people were wounded, when armed youth from Koch county raided cattle and attacked the house of the aid worker. Source: Radio Tamazuj Return to South Sudan home page.
As of 01 December 2021: In Leer town and county, Unity state, an aid worker from an NGO providing nutrition services was killed amid clashes between armed Mayendit and Leer youth and men. Sources: Eye Radio and OCHA Return to South Sudan home page.
01 November 2021: In Gok Machar town, Aweil North county, Northern Bahr el Ghazal state, ten people looted a UNISFA compound, after the mission withdrew its last contingent from the area. The looted materials included bags of cement, beds, mattresses and refrigerators, among others. The perpetrators were arrested and later released and the stolen materials […]
05 October 2021: In Pibor county and administrative area, 78 aid workers, including three international staff were airlifted to Juba aboard four UN humanitarian helicopters following a threat over employment issues by the youth in the area. Source: Radio Miraya Return to South Sudan home page.
17 September 2021: In the Yari area, Mugo Payam, Yei county, Central Equatoria state, a WFP convoy was attacked while travelling from Yei to Morobo. The driver of one of the trucks, a South Sudanese citizen, was killed when the gunmen opened fire on the convoy. The Morobo County commissioner has accused the National Salvation […]
06 September 2021: In Tombura town, Tambura County, Western Equatoria state, a South Sudanese aid worker was killed in crossfire during community clashes. Source: AWSD1 Return to South Sudan home page.
22 August 2021: In Lacharok village, Lafon County, Eastern Equatoria state, three World Food Program vehicles were shot at by a group of local civilians from Lacharok. Following the attack, a young man admitted to shooting at the convoy. World Food Program activities in the area were suspended on the same day. Source: Radio Tamazuj […]
The SHCC identified 18 incidents of violence against or obstruction of health care in South Sudan in 2020. The violence affected health workers working for local and INGO health providers. Return to South Sudan Country page