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South Sudan

Overview

COVID-19 in South Sudan

Key Figures

  • People in Need

    8,900,000 7% increase since March 16, 2021

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    6,800,000 3% increase since March 16, 2021

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    4,500,000 No change since July 6, 2021

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

    7,744,000 13% increase since March 31, 2022

    Source: IPC
  • Acutely Malnourished Children

    1,341,635 4% decrease since December 29, 2020

    Source: IPC
  • Pregnant or Lactating Acutely Malnourished Women

    675,710 40% increase since December 29, 2020

    Source: IPC
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in the Region

    2,349,760 No change since February 28, 2022

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

    18,667 79% decrease since December 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Spontaneous Refugee Returns (cumulative since Nov 2017)

    564,935 3% increase since February 28, 2022

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Spontaneous Refugee Returns since Nov 2017 (per year)

    14,309 95% decrease since December 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

    951,713 1% decrease since December 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Sudan

    803,634 1% increase since March 31, 2022

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugee Children in Sudan (since Jan 2017)

    433,962 3% increase since October 31, 2021

    Source: UNICEF
  • S. Sudanese Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Ethiopia

    395,810 1% increase since March 31, 2022

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Kenya

    141,486 4% increase since January 31, 2022

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in DRC

    56,303 No change since April 30, 2022

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in Egypt

    21,584 1% increase since March 31, 2022

    Source: UNHCR
  • IDPs

    2,020,000 No change since February 28, 2022

    Source: IOM
  • IDP Returns (per year)

    5,174 196% increase since December 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • IDPs in UNMISS Protection Sites

    34,000 No change since March 31, 2022

    Source: UNMISS
  • IDPs in Bentiu PoC

    112,329 5% increase since January 31, 2022

    Source: IOM
  • Refugees in South Sudan

    340,553 2% increase since January 31, 2022

    Source: UNHCR
  • Sudanese Refugees in South Sudan

    309,963 No change since February 28, 2022

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in South Sudan

    18,387 1% decrease since February 28, 2022

    Source: UNHCR
  • Ethiopian Refugees in South Sudan

    4,609 8% increase since April 30, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees in South Sudan

    2,397 7% increase since April 30, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • Humanitarian Access Incidents (per year)

    135 77% decrease since December 31, 2021

    Source: OCHA
  • Humanitarian Access Incidents (per month)

    35 8% decrease since March 31, 2022

    Source: OCHA
  • KKA Incidents (Killed, Kidnapped and Arrested) against Aid Workers (per year)

    15 40% decrease since December 31, 2020

  • Aid Workers affected by KKA Incidents (Killed, Kidnapped and Arrested per year)

    23 39% decrease since December 31, 2020

  • Aid Workers Killed (per year)

    13 63% decrease since December 31, 2020

  • Aid Workers Kidnapped (per year)

    2 100% increase since December 31, 2020

  • Aid Workers Arrested (per year)

    8 300% increase since June 30, 2020

  • People Received WFP Food Assistance (per month)

    1,400,000 33% decrease since March 31, 2022

    Source: WFP
  • New Displacements by Conflict & Violence (per year)

    429,000 58% increase since December 31, 2020

    Source: IDMC
  • New Displacements by Disasters (per year)

    506,000 14% increase since December 31, 2020

    Source: IDMC