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South Sudan

Overview

COVID-19 in South Sudan

Key Figures

  • People in Need

    8,300,000 No change since January 1, 2021

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    6,600,000 18% increase since December 1, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    4,100,000 No change since December 3, 2019

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

    5,820,000 8% decrease since November 30, 2020

    Source: IPC
  • Acutely Malnourished Children

    1,392,259 7% increase since January 31, 2020

    Source: IPC
  • Pregnant or Lactating Acutely Malnourished Women

    483,382 37% increase since January 31, 2020

    Source: IPC
  • People Affected by Floods

    1,060,000 6% increase since December 18, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • People Displaced by Floods

    504,000 5% increase since December 18, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in the Region

    2,205,092 1% increase since January 31, 2021

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

    22,825 20% decrease since December 31, 2020

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

    364,000 2% increase since December 31, 2020

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

    4,634 96% decrease since December 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

    842,640 6% decrease since February 28, 2021

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

    6,407 80% decrease since December 31, 2019

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

    1,399 55% decrease since February 19, 2020

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

    762,288 2% increase since January 31, 2021

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

    16,095 14% decrease since December 31, 2019

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

    383,076 1% increase since September 30, 2020

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

    363,309 1% decrease since January 31, 2021

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

    10,742 31% increase since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in Gambella

    321,014 1% increase since June 30, 2020

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

    4,763 34% increase since June 30, 2020

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

    10,742 31% increase since December 31, 2019

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

    127,412 2% increase since January 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in DRC

    54,899 No change since January 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in Egypt

    19,853 No change since December 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • IDPs

    1,620,000 No change since January 31, 2021

    Source: IOM
  • Biometrically Registered IDPs

    944,004 3% increase since April 30, 2020

    Source: IOM
  • IDPs in UNMISS Protection Sites

    125,000 No change since January 31, 2021

    Source: UNMISS
  • IDPs in Bentiu PoC

    95,980 1% decrease since October 31, 2020

    Source: IOM
  • Refugees in South Sudan

    316,298 No change since January 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • Sudanese Refugees in South Sudan

    292,780 No change since January 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in South Sudan

    16,686 1% increase since January 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • Ethiopian Refugees in South Sudan

    4,250 1% increase since January 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees in South Sudan

    2,212 1% increase since January 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • Humanitarian Access Incidents (per year)

    580 8% increase since December 31, 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Humanitarian Access Incidents (per month)

    45 2% increase since November 30, 2020

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

    5 50% decrease since June 30, 2020

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

    8 43% decrease since June 30, 2020

  • Aid Workers Killed (per year)

    7 50% decrease since June 30, 2020

  • Aid Workers Kidnapped (per year)

    1 93% decrease since December 31, 2019

  • People Received WFP Food Assistance (per month)

    1,100,000 No change since December 31, 2020

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

    259,000 19% decrease since December 31, 2018

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

    294,000 4355% increase since December 31, 2018

    Source: IDMC