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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

    4,500,000 10% increase since December 14, 2020

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

    7,240,000 24% increase since December 29, 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
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in the Region

    2,272,205 1% increase since April 30, 2021

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

    48,997 72% increase since December 31, 2020

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

    375,400 3% increase since February 28, 2021

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

    13,308 89% decrease since December 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

    842,640 9% decrease since May 31, 2021

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

    792,663 2% increase since April 30, 2021

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

    409,649 7% increase since December 31, 2020

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

    372,067 1% increase since April 30, 2021

    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

    130,678 1% increase since April 30, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in DRC

    55,784 No change since April 30, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in Egypt

    20,083 No change since April 30, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • IDPs

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

    Source: IOM
  • IDPs in UNMISS Protection Sites

    33,000 No change since April 30, 2021

    Source: UNMISS
  • IDPs in Bentiu PoC

    131,071 No change since April 30, 2021

    Source: IOM
  • Refugees in South Sudan

    317,608 No change since March 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • Sudanese Refugees in South Sudan

    295,053 No change since April 30, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in South Sudan

    16,821 No change since March 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • Ethiopian Refugees in South Sudan

    4,255 No change since March 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees in South Sudan

    2,244 1% increase since March 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • Humanitarian Access Incidents (per year)

    188 68% decrease since December 31, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • Humanitarian Access Incidents (per month)

    51 28% decrease since May 31, 2021

    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)

    2,500,000 39% increase since March 31, 2021

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

    271,000 5% increase since December 31, 2019

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

    443,000 51% increase since December 31, 2019

    Source: IDMC