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UNODC. 2014 ‘South Sudan.’ 2013 Global Study on Homicide, pp. 83-84. Vienna: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 21 April

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Based on data from the Ministry of the Interior and the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), the national homicide rate in 2012 was estimated to be 13.9 per 100,000 population, whereas the 2013 rate is estimated to be 21.3 per 100,000 population…(23)

The country is awash in small arms following the years of conflict - an estimated 327,000 small arms(26) were in circulation in 2012…


23) These data are based and projected on six months of data from both December 2011-May 2012 and January-May 2013, as collected by the Ministry of the Interior, South Sudan (2012a and 2012b) and the UNDPKO-UNMISS Joint Mission Analysis Centre (JMAC) (2013).

26) Small Arms Survey (2012).

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