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South Sudan - Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #5, Fiscal Year (FY) 2021

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12.1 MILLION Estimated Population of South Sudan UN – January 2021

8.3 MILLION Estimated Number of People in Need of Humanitarian Assistance in 2021 UN – March 2021

7.2 MILLION Estimated Population Requiring Emergency Food Assistance UN – April 2021

1.6 MILLION Estimated Number of IDPs in South Sudan IOM – June 2021

2.3 MILLION South Sudanese Refugees in Neighboring Countries UNHCR – June 2021

  • Attacks by unidentified armed actors result in the deaths of four humanitarian workers between late May and June.

  • Relief actors report rising food needs during the June-toSeptember lean season.

  • USAID/BHA partners highlight protection risks, including child protection and GBV concerns, in Akobo and Pibor.

  • USAID/BHA staff monitor the humanitarian response effort in Kajo Keji.