SSuNDE launches survey report on security situation in Juba

The South Sudanese Network for Democracy and Elections (SSuNDE) is pleased to invite you for the launch of its report on public opinion survey on security situation in Juba.

SSuNDE conducted a public opinion survey on citizens’ perception of the security situation in Juba between end of December 2016 and end of March 2017. With the help 40 data collectors, SSuNDE interviewed over 1,500 respondents across Juba within 5 days and their responses have been analyzed and compiled into a report with recommendations on what government should do to improve safety and security of the civil population in Juba and in population centers around the country.

  • The report indicates that:
    59% of citizens in Juba characterize the security situation in as being either good or very good between end of December 16 and end of March 2017.
  • 60% believe the security situation in Juba has become better between end of December 16 and end of March 2017.
  • 85% and (80%) believe gun violence and night robberies respectively have decreased in Juba between end of December 16 and end of March 2017.
  • Close to 70% of respondents stated that seized guns should not be returned to civilians and unauthorized soldiers and over 80% believe Government should control weapons and ammunition in store to ensure sanity and serenity.

During the launch, the report will be presented including recommendations for improving safety and security of the civil population in Juba and the states.

SSuNDE welcomes you to attend the launch of this public opinion survey report in its office on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 2:30pm. The office is located at the compound of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Muniki, near the Gudele – Bilpam Round About.

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