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South Sudan

Overview

COVID-19 in South Sudan

Key Figures

  • People in Need

    7,500,000 No change since December 12, 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    7,400,000 32% increase since December 12, 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    4,100,000 7% decrease since January 29, 2019

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

    5,290,000 16% increase since September 11, 2019

    Source: IPC
  • Acutely Malnourished Children

    1,301,000 No change since August 31, 2019

    Source: IPC
  • Pregnant or Lactating Acutely Malnourished Women

    352,000 No change since August 31, 2019

    Source: IPC
  • People Affected by Floods

    856,000 7% increase since October 5, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • People Displaced by Floods

    389,000 6% increase since October 5, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in the Region

    2,182,952 3% decrease since August 31, 2020

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

    25,434 66% decrease since December 31, 2019

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

    334,828 3% increase since August 31, 2020

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

    99,026 1% decrease since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

    842,640 5% decrease since September 30, 2020

    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

    729,530 10% decrease since August 31, 2020

    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)

    425,600 3% decrease since February 3, 2020

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

    358,816 3% increase since August 31, 2020

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

    312 96% decrease 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

    122,611 No change since August 31, 2020

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

    1,143 89% decrease since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in DRC

    89,401 No change since September 30, 2020

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

    387 93% decrease since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in Egypt

    19,802 No change since August 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • IDPs

    1,600,000 No change since September 30, 2020

    Source: IOM
  • Biometrically Registered IDPs

    944,004 3% increase since April 30, 2020

    Source: IOM
  • Civilians in UNMISS Protection Sites

    181,231 No change since June 4, 2020

    Source: UNMISS
  • IDPs in Bentiu PoC

    111,766 No change since June 4, 2020

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

    9,956 7% decrease since June 4, 2020

    Source: IOM
  • Refugees in South Sudan

    305,410 1% increase since August 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Sudanese Refugees in South Sudan

    282,659 1% increase since August 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in South Sudan

    16,176 1% increase since August 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Ethiopian Refugees in South Sudan

    4,181 No change since August 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees in South Sudan

    2,049 No change since August 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Humanitarian Access Incidents (per year)

    450 17% decrease since December 31, 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Humanitarian Access Incidents (per month)

    31 33% decrease since August 31, 2020

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

    10 9% decrease since December 31, 2019

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

    14 44% decrease since December 31, 2019

  • Aid Workers Killed (per year)

    14 133% increase since December 31, 2019

  • People Received WFP Food Assistance (per month)

    1,800,000 38% increase since July 31, 2020

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

    259,000 19% decrease since December 31, 2018

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

    294,000 4355% increase since December 31, 2018

    Source: IDMC