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South Sudan

OCHA - South Sudan: Situation Report - Highlights (October 30, 2019)

  • South Sudan: Three humanitarian workers killed
  • Amid rising concerns about mental health, increased suicide cases in Malakal Protection of Civilians site
  • South Sudan Humanitarian Fund allocates US$36 million to respond to life-saving needs
  • New research finds 1.5 million internally displaced persons in South Sudan
  • More than 6.35 million people severely food insecure in August despite large scale humanitarian assistance

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Key Figures

  • People in Need

    7,200,000 1% increase since December 13, 2018

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    5,700,000 No change since December 13, 2018

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    4,400,000 5% increase since December 27, 2017

    Source: UNICEF
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+)

    4,545,000 28% decrease since August 31, 2019

    Source: IPC
  • Acutely Malnourished Children

    1,301,000 51% increase since June 14, 2019

    Source: IPC
  • Pregnant or Lactating Acutely Malnourished Women

    352,000 41% decrease since June 14, 2019

    Source: IPC