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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
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in the Region

    2,243,973 4% decrease since August 31, 2019

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

    55,849 3% increase since July 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugee Children in Neighbouring Countries

    1,500,000 4% decrease since July 31, 2018

    Source: UNICEF
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

    842,640 1% decrease since October 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugee Arrivals in Uganda (per year)

    29,308

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugee Arrivals in Uganda (per month)

    2,167 141% increase since September 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Total S. Sudanese Refugees in Sudan

    859,286 No change since August 31, 2019

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

    15,551 16% increase since June 15, 2019

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

    493,656 4% decrease since February 28, 2019

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

    329,785 5% increase since September 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in Gambella

    401,594 5% decrease since May 31, 2018

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugee Arrivals in Gambella (per month)

    103 95% decrease since January 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugee Arrivals in Gambella (per year)

    2,118 90% decrease since December 31, 2018

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

    119,110 No change since August 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Arrivals in Kenya (per year)

    6,377 13% decrease since December 31, 2018

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in DRC

    102,826 No change since August 31, 2019

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

    4,333 30% decrease since December 31, 2018

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in Egypt

    18,004 5% increase since July 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in CAR

    2,222 19% decrease since April 30, 2019

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

    171 47% decrease since December 31, 2018

    Source: UNHCR
  • IDPs

    1,820,000 No change since July 31, 2019

    Source: IOM
  • Civilians in UNMISS Protection Sites

    194,954 No change since October 17, 2019

    Source: UNMISS
  • IDPs in Bentiu PoC

    115,960 No change since October 17, 2019

    Source: IOM
  • Population in Wau PoC Area Adjacent to UNMISS

    14,706 No change since October 17, 2019

    Source: IOM
  • Refugees in South Sudan

    299,162 1% increase since June 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Sudanese Refugees in South Sudan

    275,891 No change since April 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in South Sudan

    16,055 No change since August 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Ethiopian Refugees in South Sudan

    4,409 1% increase since August 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees in South Sudan

    2,041 No change since August 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Humanitarian Access Incidents (per month)

    35 20% decrease since July 31, 2019

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

    3 92% decrease since December 31, 2018

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

    5 96% decrease since December 31, 2018

  • Aid Workers Killed (per year)

    2 87% decrease since December 31, 2018

  • Aid Workers Arrested (per year)

    3 94% decrease since December 31, 2018

  • People Received WFP Food Assistance (per month)

    2,700,000 7% decrease since August 31, 2019

    Source: WFP
  • New IDPs by Conflict (per year)

    135,000 58% decrease since December 31, 2018

    Source: IDMC
  • New IDPs by Natural Disasters (per year)

    37,000 461% increase since December 31, 2018

    Source: IDMC