Monitoring and Early Warning of Violent Conflict in South Sudan Report #1
Six years of conflict in South Sudan have resulted in over 380,000 deaths, 2.5 million refugees, and nearly 2 million internally displaced people. And despite the signing of a peace agreement in August of last year, episodes of violence continue to plague the country.
PeaceTech Lab believes the ability to predict violent conflict provides critical information for concerned individuals and organizations working to prevent violent conflict before it spreads. These reports mark our foray into statistical modeling of offline violence based on online, open-sourced data.