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South Sudan: Humanitarian Snapshot (July 2018)

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In July, hostilities between armed groups and inter-communal fighting persisted in most of the country. In Western Bahr el Ghazal, fighting was reported between armed groups in Mboro and Bisellia in Wau County. Several IDPs from Wadhalele have arrived in Wau town. Civilians in Nagero were also displaced to Tambura town and Bazia in Western Bahr el Ghazal due to insecurity and conflict. In Central Equatoria an estimated number of 15,000 IDPs were reportedly displaced by conflict in Tore, Yei County. Thirty-seven civilians were abducted in Minyori Payam, Yei County. In Western Equatoria, over 7,000 IDPs fled their homes due to insecurity in Ezo County. In Eastern Equatoria, an estimated 3,000 IDPs were reported in Jie/Kassengor in Kapoeta East County - they had fled a cattle raid in Boma, Jonglei. In Lakes, three Guinea worm cases were confirmed in Rumbek North and Rumbek Center counties.

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