Fire destroyed INGO office in Juba

By: Helen Buck

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.

MSF staff member killed in their home by armed youth in Unity

By: Helen Buck

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.

Aid worker killed in clashes in Unity

By: Helen Buck

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.

UNISFA compound looted in Gok Macher town

By: Helen Buck

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 […]

Aid evacuate from Pibor to Juba following threats

By: Helen Buck

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.

WFP convoy attacked, driver killed in Yei

By: Helen Buck

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 […]

Aid worker killed in crossfire in Western Equatoria

By: Helen Buck

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.

WFP vehicle in Eastern Equatoria shot at by locals

By: Helen Buck

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 […]

2020: Violence against health care in South Sudan

By: Helen Buck

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