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South Sudan

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

  • Humanitarian organizations respond as needs increase in Kajo-Keji
  • Solar-powered, digital audio player launched to improve Ebola community engagement
  • The 19 August is World Humanitarian Day – this year it honours Women Humanitarians
  • Fighting triggers new displacement in Maiwut, Upper Nile
  • 22,000 internally displaced people from Wau PoC site returned to Wau town and other locations since 2018

View full situation report: English

Key Figures

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

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

    Source: IPC
  • 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
  • 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