In order to provide assistance to humanitarian organisations and ensure support for activities in these critical areas throughout the year, the Logistics Cluster has initiated an inter-agency river transport service along the White Nile, travelling northbound from Juba into Jonglei and Upper Nile States.
Logistical challenges in South Sudan are not difficult to find. With a limited road network in place, road access is problematic for much of the country, and is hampered further by the fact that more than half of all roads are inaccessible at some point each year due to annual rains, conflict, and poor road conditions. The north-east of the country in particular suffers from isolation each wet season as the rains return the area to swamplands, cutting off all road access in the process.
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