Violence In South Sudan Interrupting Aid Operations; WFP Expresses Concern Over Missing Staff

Reuters: Aid groups express fear of renewed South Sudan fighting
“Fighting in South Sudan’s oil-producing Upper Nile State in the past two days has killed at least 38 and the toll could rise, a military spokesman said on Wednesday, while aid groups said they may be forced to trim operations…” (Dumo, 4/22).

U.N. News Centre: U.N. food relief agency ‘extremely worried’ about missing staff in volatile South Sudan
“The World Food Programme [on Wednesday] drew attention to the disappearance of three of its staff members who went missing earlier this month when fighting reportedly erupted along their food distribution route in volatile Malakal South Sudan, where more than two million people are unsure of where their next meal is coming from…” (4/22).

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