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South Sudan

OCHA - South Sudan: Situation Report - Highlights (September 16, 2019)

  • Floods worsen living conditions as rains intensify across the country
  • Humanitarian organizations respond as needs increase in Kajo-Keji
  • Solar-powered, digital audio player launched to improve Ebola community engagement
  • The 19 August is World Humanitarian Day – this year it honours Women Humanitarians
  • Fighting triggers new displacement in Maiwut, Upper Nile

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Key Figures

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

    4,545,000 28% decrease since August 31, 2019

    Source: IPC
  • 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
  • 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

    2,332,097 1% increase since April 30, 2019

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

    54,159 49% decrease since December 31, 2018

    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

    838,323 1% increase since June 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Total S. Sudanese Refugees in Sudan

    852,771 No change since May 15, 2019

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

    13,368 60% decrease since December 31, 2018

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

    493,656 4% decrease since February 28, 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in Gambella

    423,888 2% increase since February 28, 2018

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

    1,841 130% increase since April 30, 2018

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

    119,290 No change since July 31, 2019

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

    6,377 13% decrease since December 31, 2018

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

    16,607 61% increase since February 28, 2018

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in DRC

    102,044 1% increase since May 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

    17,197 3% increase since June 30, 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 3% increase since July 29, 2019

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

    422,240 5% decrease since July 31, 2018

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

    19,770 74% decrease since December 31, 2017

    Source: UNHCR
  • Civilians in UNMISS Protection Sites

    184,794 No change since August 15, 2019

    Source: UNMISS
  • IDPs in Bentiu PoC

    103,424 No change since August 15, 2019

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

    17,435 No change since August 15, 2019

    Source: IOM
  • Refugees in South Sudan

    295,986 1% decrease since May 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Sudanese Refugees in South Sudan

    275,891 No change since April 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in South Sudan

    16,021 1% increase since June 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Ethiopian Refugees in South Sudan

    4,356 2% increase since May 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees in South Sudan

    2,041 1% increase since June 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Humanitarian Access Incidents (per month)

    44 10% decrease since May 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)

    3,200,000 10% increase since May 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