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2014/03 to 2014/05 Refugees in Maban County (Upper Nile) camps receive only 37 days worth of rations within a 90 day period. At least 2,000 of the 126,000 are forced to return to Sudan because of food shortages. The World Food Programme has the role of delivering the food. With the road from Gambella (Ethiopia) almost unusable in the rainy season, it has organized some airlifts and airdrops, but is also pursuing the cheaper alternative of barge transportation. Snippet: Refugees in Maban County (Upper Nile) camps receive only 37 days worth....
2014/05/07 Food rations in refugee camps in Maban County (Upper Nile) are inadequate. UNHCR and WFP blames the fighting between GRSS and rebels for insecurity which hinders the transportation of supplies. Snippet: Food rations in refugee camps in Maban County (Upp....
2014/04/02 A newspaper distributor in Juba is beaten by police with a stick and hospitalized for several days, apparently due to infringing new restrictions on motorcycles. Snippet
2014/04 Citizen TV, South Sudan's independent news television station, goes off air, citing the dangers for staff who have to go home after 10pm, and have experienced security force harassments and other threats. Snippet 1751
2014/04/01 A ban is imposed on motorcycles in Juba's main road. This is the road which links the presidential palace, the National Legislative Assembly, and other important public buildings. The ban is supposed to facilitate the movements of high government officials. Snippet 1750
2012/02 The WBGS Traffic Police Director announces a clamp-down on unlicensed vehicles in a bid to reduce accidents. They will also enforce the regulation that only certain official cars may use tinted windows. Snippet
Reference Mini-review
Rupa Ranganathan and Cecilia M. Briceño-Garmendia, 2011/09. South Sudan’s Infrastructure: A Continental Perspective [Report] The World Bank. Accessed online.

Argues that South Sudan's infrastructure needs are so vast that it needs to 'adopt firm priorities for its infrastructure spending. It also must attract international and private-sector investment and look to lower-cost technologies to begin to close its funding gap.'

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