SSD Protection Response- Jonglei-GPAA

From 18 to 20 January, an inter-agency team conducted a needs assessment of people affected by intercommunal fighting in Walgak, Diror, Buong, and Barmach of Akobo West in Akobo County and in Waat of Nyirol County. The team reported over 37,600 people displaced in the assessed areas, mostly women and children who fled the recent intercommunal fighting in the region and fear returning home due to the presence of attackers in their villages. At least 29 people were killed, 22 others were wounded during the attacks and 16 children and women were reportedly abducted. Over 3,300 cattle were stolen, and 39 houses were burned in Wunbil boma in Nyrol County.