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South Sudan

Overview

OCHA South Sudan Digital Situation Report (external link)

OCHA - South Sudan: Situation Report - Highlights (17 May 2019)

  • More than 20,000 people displaced in Jur River County
  • Almost half of displaced people intend to leave Malakal Protection of Civilians site
  • Measles outbreak confirmed in 11 counties in South Sudan, upsurge in cases globally
  • United Nations allocates $11 million to help displaced people return home
  • Food insecurity increases, humanitarians urge for scale-up of aid

Key Figures

  • People in Need

    7,100,000 1% increase since 19 Jun 2018

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    5,700,000 5% decrease since 19 Jun 2018

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

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

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

    6,170,000 2% increase since 30 Sep 2018

    Source: IPC
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in the Region

    2,281,982 No change since 31 Jan 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Arrivals in the Region (Cumulative per year)

    16,621 84% decrease since 31 Dec 2018

    Source: UNHCR