South Sudan Country Office Situation Report #60 - 24 April 2015

April 2015
Author: UNFPA South Sudan


The security situation remains of concern in some parts of the country. Recent inter-communal clashes in Upper Nile have caused the displacement of about 4,600 people to Malakal POCs with majority of them women and children. In Bentiu, Unity state the number of IDPs in POCs has risen from 56,000 since the last biometric registration in November 2014 to 75,000 people during the reporting period. (OCHA sitrep No. 82)

The Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD) and the international community continued striving for a political solution to the South Sudanese crisis after the collapse of the peace talks in Addis Ababa on March 5, 2015. The timetable for the resumption of a new round of talks is yet to be announced by the IGAD.