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South Sudan

OCHA - South Sudan: Situation Report - Highlights (March 27, 2020)

  • More than 700,000 flood-affected people receive assistance in worst hit areas
  • Measles outbreak confirmed in Ikotos County, Eastern Equatoria
  • South Sudan: Three humanitarian workers killed
  • Rising concerns about unmet mental health needs in South Sudan

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Key Figures

  • People in Need

    7,500,000 4% increase since March 31, 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    5,600,000 2% decrease since March 31, 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
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in the Region

    2,215,058 1% increase since November 30, 2019

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

    74,947 14% increase since October 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

    842,640 4% decrease since February 29, 2020

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

    5,008 84% decrease since December 31, 2019

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

    3,076 59% increase since January 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Total S. Sudanese Refugees in Sudan

    810,917 No change since November 30, 2019

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

    18,645 3% increase since November 30, 2019

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

    438,184 11% decrease since May 31, 2019

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

    337,031 No change since January 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

    310,683 1% increase since December 31, 2019

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

    2,704 62% increase since November 30, 2019

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

    8,231 49% increase since November 30, 2019

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

    121,548 No change since December 31, 2019

    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

    88,583 No change since January 31, 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

    18,004 5% increase since July 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • IDPs

    1,470,000 19% decrease since August 31, 2019

    Source: IOM
  • Civilians in UNMISS Protection Sites

    188,053 1% decrease since January 30, 2020

    Source: UNMISS
  • IDPs in Bentiu PoC

    115,479 2% decrease since January 30, 2020

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

    13,243 5% increase since January 30, 2020

    Source: IOM
  • Refugees in South Sudan

    298,313 No change since November 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Sudanese Refugees in South Sudan

    275,563 No change since November 30, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in South Sudan

    16,359 No change since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Ethiopian Refugees in South Sudan

    4,059 No change since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees in South Sudan

    2,083 No change since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Humanitarian Access Incidents (per month)

    52 6% increase since November 30, 2019

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

    11 72% decrease since December 31, 2018

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

    25 79% decrease since December 31, 2018

  • Aid Workers Killed (per year)

    6 60% decrease since December 31, 2018

  • Aid Workers Kidnapped (per year)

    15 71% decrease since December 31, 2018

  • Aid Workers Arrested (per year)

    4 92% decrease since December 31, 2018

  • People Received WFP Food Assistance (per month)

    1,900,000 30% decrease since September 30, 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