Armed conflict in Unity State of South Sudan, aid agencies evacuate

Government troops have launched an operation against rebels in the northern Unity State of South Sudan. Thousands of people have evacuated the area. Humanitarian organizations have withdrawn from the area, including The International Committee of the Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders.

Advice For Travellers

Many countries advise citizens to avoid all travel to South Sudan due to the unstable political situation and a fragile security situation. Those already in South Sudan should immediately leave Unity State. In other areas, monitor your local situation closely.