The International Organization for Migration (IOM) conducted a biometric verification exercise in the Malakal Protection of Civilians (PoC) site from 1 – 11 August 2017, covering four sectors and 48 blocks of the PoC site. A total of 24,402 individuals, or 9,184 households, were verified.
The South Sudan Quarterly Update provides an overview on DTM activities between April and march 2017 concerning biometric registration (126,563 IDPs registered), flow monitoring (18 flow monitoring points), population head count (10 IDP sites covered), rapid assessments (six sites covered) and th
Wau POC area adjacent to UNMISS was established in June 2016, following violence in and around Wau town, making it the most recently established POC in South Sudan.
The Bentiu protection of civilians (PoC) site was established in December 2013 with residence Site location 114,683 people seeking protection in the site. Humanitarian partners and UNMISS are working together with the community to improve the living condition in the PoC area.
IDPs have been sheltering at the Bentiu protection of civilian (PoC) site since December 2013. There are currently 114,683 IDPs seeking protection in the site. Humanitarian partners and UNMISS are working with the communities to improve the living conditions in the site.
The on-site population during the reporting period was 114,537 individuals. Of these 50% were male and 50% were female, 35% were less than 5 years old. 4,957 individuals were living in communal shelters. In total there were 12,035 PoC structures recorded.
During the reporting period the total site population consisted of 39,165 individuals (9,672 households). There were 1,405 entries to the site, the majority of these were as a result of insecurity.
During the reporting period the total population of the site was 114,537 individuals (20,714 households). There were 412 entries, of these 35% were due to insecurity, 59% due to food and 6% due to other reasons. There were also 1,715 exits during the reporting period.
During the reporting period the site population was 16,627 individuals (3,224 households). 21% of the population were adult men and 26% were adult women. 24% of the population was below the age of 5 and 29% were between 5 and 17 years old.
Escalating conflict along the West Bank of the River Nile in April and May led to a significant movement of people toward Aburoc and Magenis in Mayom County onward to the White Nile area in Sudan.