The area remained isolated for months (up to September), since eruption of violence in Northern Jonglei early this year.
REACH, NILE HOPE, PAH WASH TEAM, and ACTED were the humanitarian partners that conducted in a RAPID NEEDS
ASSESSMENT in Nasir county, upper Nile State. According to the assessment, on the 02. January. 2017, fighting erupted
between SPLM-IG and SPLM-IO in the areas South of Nasir town. Due to the high intensity of the fire exchange many
people had to seek refuge in the nearby villages/bomas for the safety of their lives. Some moved towards the border of
Ethiopia in a nearby Payam called Jikmir and the other group moved towards Wanding and Kier Boma respectively.