01/07/2014
Malika Saim and Paula Farias

Following the restart of armed fights in South Sudan in December 2013, MSF-OCG responded to the influx of displaced and the consequent health-related needs in Minkaman village. Main findings show that after an initial delay of 6 days between the alert and conducting the first assessment, a timely response has been launched for the displaced persons, with OCG taking the lead on water supply and health care. The top ten priority package was applied with shortcomings particularly in terms of the initial assessment. In addition to the second priority of 'measles immunisation', a strong preventive component was added with the vaccination pack, including cholera and meningitis.