Since the start of the rainy season South Sudan has experienced destructive flooding across the entire country, cutting off many communities, particularly in Jonglei and Upper Nile States. The flooding has washed out a majority of the roads, impacting the people returning to the South who find their path blocked by the flood waters and need urgent assistance to support them in camps. Those same roads are also rendered unusable for vehicles attempting to deliver much needed relief items. In response the Logistics Cluster, in partnership with UNHAS, has deployed helicopters to operate out of Bor, in Jonglei State; these helicopters have been critical for humanitarian operations, and a large volume of requests from our partners in the humanitarian community have been accommodated to ensure that assistance reaches those affected.
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