The distribution was held in Aburoc, in DRC transit center. This came up after the assessment conducted by CCCM and Protection team of DRC found that many new arrivals who came back from Sudan, and the host community; as well as plastic sheets of Aburoc IDPs settlement shelters become torn and many were damaged by sunshine which resulted in leaking when it was raining. Information desk (complain feedback mechanism) registered many returnees from Sudan and it increased the high demand for shelters.
The main source of food in greater Ulang is fishing since the communities live along the river, with the floods this has made their life difficult as they cannot fish anymore. According to the interviews conducted 60% of respondents said wild fruits and cooking leaves while 20% rely on relatives and the other 20% donation from church and well-wishers. On cooking materials, some of the displaced managed to salvage their cooking materials thus they share them in their new settlements since they understood the dire situation.
The main source of food in greater Nasir especially in Wanding is fishing since the communities live along the river, with the floods this has made their life difficult as they cannot fish anymore. According to the interviews conducted 42% of respondents said wild fruits and cooking leaves while 19% rely on relatives and the other 39% donation from church and well-wishers. On cooking materials, some of the displaced managed to salvage their cooking materials thus they share them in their new settlements since they understood the dire situation.
The community support themselves by sharing the local available resources. Catch from long hours of fishing, and collection of Wild fruits are shared. Forest is also shared without any hindrance as it provides local materials for constructing makeshift shelters.
The community has no alternative but now surviving on the wild fruits, the water lilies and Wild root tubers. The locals use animal skins, sorghum sacks (got from WFP distribution) to sleep on. They use their own clothes to cover themselves and most shelter themselves under Tukuls which are partly and some completely destroyed by the floods.
Shelter types (with %): Average # sharing shelter: 40%Tukuls, 10% Rukubas, 30% under trees, 20% sleep in the open space.
The population is comprised by IDPs from Lekuangole, Gumuruk and those coming from Pibor town. During he assessment, the team observed that part of the host community in Pibor moved into the UNMISS-AA due to fear of attack. Few of them are already moving back to their houses during the day but continue coming back at night for protection. Traders are also gradually going back to their business during day hours but they are also staying at the UNMISS-AA at night.
Build their tukuls from local and natural resources (sorghum stalks, grass, mud) Keep livestock, farming and fishing for food productivity.Trade their harvests to purchase household items. Shelter types Tukuls 25%, Rakubas 60% sleep in open and under trees 15%.
Average # sharing shelter: 80% Dangerous cold causing Pneumonia. Too much influx of mosquitoes due to stagnant water.
The community support themselves by fishing from swamps, growing vegetables and sharing available resources. The men and abled women walk from Jalle to Bor market to purchase basic food items but it takes them two days to travel
General summary of market assessment:
Market in guit county is almost non-existent with exception of few tea and coffee shops operating under trees and mostly being run by women. Given its close proximity to Bentiu, traders also expressed their willingness to stock items but lack of purchasing power from the conflict-ridden population is a major setback to trade in the area.