South Sudan - Joint Protection Cluster and UNHCR Protection Analysis Update


The Protection Cluster in South Sudan and UNHCR jointly present this Protection Analysis Update (PAU) spanning April 2023 to February 2024. This update aims to comprehensively document the protection environment at crucial stages of the displacement journey, including risks, vulnerabilities, and preventive measures. Focusing on points of entry, transit, and onward movement to integration locations, the report sheds light on the impact of the ongoing conflict in Sudan on various populations on the move.

The protection risks requiring immediate attention in the period covered by this analysis are:

  1. Child and forced family separation
  2. Gender-based violence
  3. Theft, extortion, forced eviction or destruction of personal property
  4. Impediments and/or restrictions to access to legal identity, remedies, and justice