Bentiu (Sudan)

Type: City
Name: Bentiu (Sudan)
Country: Sudan
Latitude: 9.24
Longitude: 29.83
population: 7,653
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

South Sudan: Briefing: South Sudan heads towards famine

Source: IRINCountry: South Sudan BENTIU, 31 July 2014 (IRIN) - More than a third of South Sudan’s population is at risk of severe food insecurity as a result of the ongoing conflict, and the international community, NGOs and local organizations are sounding ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Displaced people stage demonstration in Unity state as flood waters destroy shelters

(KAMPALA) – Internally displaced people (IDPs) in South Sudan's Unity state held a demonstration on Saturday, calling on the UN mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to improve facilities at a protection site after heavy flood waters washed out temporary shelters ... [Published Sudan Tribune - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 4 reports

Sudan arming South Sudan rebels: report

South Sudan’s rebels have received weapons from Sudan during the ongoing civil war, according to evidences presented by the Geneva-based Small Arms Survey research group.In a report released Friday, Small Arms Survey said that China and Russia are among ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 2 reports

South Sudan: South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 46 (as of 24 July 2014)

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda, South Sudan HIGHLIGHTS Some 1.1 million people are facing emergency levels of food insecurity. Water, sanitation ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

South Sudan: Small arms ammunition documented at Bentiu mosque, May 2014

Source: Small Arms SurveyCountry: South Sudan 24 July 2014– This Tracing Desk report describes ammunition documented at the Kali-Ballee mosque in Bentiu, Unity state, in late May 2014, approximately one month after an alleged massacre of some 200 civilians ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

South Sudan: South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 45 (as of 17 July 2014)

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda, South Sudan Highlights ● Assistance to 37,000 people in Nhialdu, northwest of Bentiu, Unity State was disrupted by fighting early this week. ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

In South Sudan, strife looms in few peaceful places left

New disputes over federal and state powers could broaden South Sudan's civil war. Cease-fires are broken daily, and the UN today warned of regional famine. A woman grinds millet, near two tanks, while children watch in Leer, Unity State, South Sudan July ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

South Sudanese army launches new offensive against rebels near Bentiu

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The South Sudanese government forces have launched a military offensive against rebel positions in Wichok, Buoth and Nyagarang Payam areas in Mayom, the administrative headquarters of the oil-rich Unity State, a rebel military ... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

South Sudan: Fresh fighting in South Sudan’s Unity state sparks panic

Source: Sudan TribuneCountry: South Sudan July 15, 2014 (KAMPALA) – Heavy fighting between rebels and government forces on Tuesday sparked widespread panic among civilians in South Sudan’s Unity state. The rebels have accused the government with launching ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 2 reports

Rebels Accused of Attacking SPLA Positions in Unity, Upper Nile States (Page 1 of 2)

Juba - The South Sudanese army (SPLA) said on Friday that opposition troops had launched attacks on Wangkei and Guit in Unity state, with a separate "shelling" targeting Upper Nile state's Nassir, officials said.South Sudanese rebel troops loyal to former ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

War, disease and hunger the unwanted guests as South Sudan ‘celebrates’ independence

3 hours ago , South Sudan, as the world’s youngest country, is experiencing more than just teething troubles.As the state marks its third birthday, following independence from the Republic of the Sudan, it is beset by war, disease and hunger, with the ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

South Sudan: Three years young: South Sudan on the brink of famine

Source: CARECountry: Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda, South Sudan Three years on from scenes of joyful celebration that marked the birth of a new nation, South Sudan is now home to of one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises and edging closer to full‐scale ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 09 2014]

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...supplied to its user earlier than January 2014, after the defection of the SPLM-IO forces from the SPLA in mid-December 2013," the report read. "This makes it unlikely that the ammunition originated in SPLA stocks taken by defecting SPLM-IO forces, and likely that it was obtained by its user (SPLM-IO or another armed group) from an external source since the start of the current conflict."
"The Government has received the latest consignments of arms this July. Documents are available. The government has armed militias using these arms to persecute its barbaric war in South Sudan especially in the oil producing areas" he further stressed
...It is a man-made disaster, he said, one with very human consequences: "Some people have been living in the bush for six months, drinking dirty swamp water and eating roots to survive."
"The attacks on Mayom bring to three the number of counties under SPLA’s (Opposition) control that have come under attacks from government forces this morning (Tuesday)" the rebel Spokesman said in a statement without giving any further details

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Khartoum arming South Sudan rebels - report [Published Africa Review - Jul 26 2014]
Evidence Suggests Sudan Armed South Sudan Rebels [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 26 2014]
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Africa update - July 17, 2014 [Published Lexology - Jul 21 2014]
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South Sudan is a classic failed state [Published Digital Journal - Jul 20 2014]
S. Sudanese opposition forces claim capture of ... [Published Sudan Tribune - Jul 20 2014]
South Sudan: South Sudanese Rebels Slam China's... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 19 2014]
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Was South Sudan a Preventable Crisis? [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jul 18 2014]
Following 'the road to two Sudans' [Published Arizona State University - Jul 18 2014]
UN: South Sudan arms embargo crucial after mass... [Published Amnesty International - Jul 17 2014]
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In South Sudan, strife looms in few peaceful pl... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 17 2014]
S. Sudan's rival forces trade fresh accusations... [Published Sudan Tribune - Jul 17 2014]
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South Sudan: Briefing: South Sudan heads toward... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 31 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: South Sudan BENTIU, 31 July 2014 (IRIN) - More than a third of South Sudan’s population is at risk of severe food insecurity as a result of the ongoing conflict, and the international community, NGOs and local organizations are sounding ...
South Sudan: South Sudan Crisis Situation Repor... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 25 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda, South Sudan HIGHLIGHTS Some 1.1 million people are facing emergency levels of food insecurity. Water, sanitation ...
South Sudan: IOM South Sudan Situation Report 3... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 25 2014]
Source: International Organization for MigrationCountry: Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda, South Sudan OVERVIEW The security situation across South Sudan remains unpredictable and highly volatile. In Guit and Nhialdu (18km from Bentiu town), Unity State, ...
South Sudan: Small arms ammunition documented a... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 24 2014]
Source: Small Arms SurveyCountry: South Sudan 24 July 2014– This Tracing Desk report describes ammunition documented at the Kali-Ballee mosque in Bentiu, Unity state, in late May 2014, approximately one month after an alleged massacre of some 200 civilians ...
South Sudan: HSBA Issue Brief for Sudan and Sou... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 21 2014]
Source: Small Arms SurveyCountry: Sudan, South Sudan Protective measures Local security arrangements in Greater Upper Nile Since erupting in December 2013, the South Sudanese civil conflict has displaced nearly one million people and left more than ...
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