MENU: CRISIS IN SOUTH SUDAN

Humanitarian Crisis
in South Sudan:

7.0 MILLION

People in Need

Photo: OCHA

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Humanitarian Crisis
in South Sudan:

4.8 MILLION +

People Severely Food Insecure

Photo: OCHA

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Humanitarian Crisis
in South Sudan:

4 MILLION

People Displaced

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People In Need

7.0Million

Sectors Most in Need

People Displaced

4.0Million

By Type of Displacement

2.0M
Refugees
1.9M
IDPs

People Severely Food Insecure

4.8Million +

By Food Security Phase

Sources: Humanitarian partners, UNHCR, OCHA and partners, IPC Technical Working Group

Despite these challenges, aid workers have reached millions of people with assistance and protection since the beginning of the year. However, much more still needs to be done.

Food Security Phases By County

Sources: Nutrition Cluster, IPC Technical Working Group, UN Geographic Information Section, South Sudan Inter Cluster Information Management Working Group, National Bureau of Statistics and OCHA

Countrywide, approximately half of the South Sudanese population is estimated to be severely food insecure. This includes populations in Ayod, Koch, Leer and Mayendit counties who are facing catastrophic conditions.

Cholera (Jun 2016-Nov 2017)

21,600Cases

Malaria (Jan-Nov 2017)

2.3Million Cases

Number of Cases of Cholera and Malaria By County

Sources: WHO, Health Cluster, UN Geographic Information Section, South Sudan Inter Cluster Information Management Working Group, National Bureau of Statistics and OCHA.

Cholera and malaria outbreaks have been increasing since the civil conflict began. With greater resources, we can reduce the number of cases of these deadly diseases.

Aid Workers Killed

95
since December 2013

Sexual and Gender-based Violence

3,900
reported cases from Jan 2016 to November 2017, but many more go unreported

Child Soldiers

19,000+

Sources: OCHA, Protection Cluster, UNICEF.

With greater resources, we can lead a more effective and coherent humanitarian response, placing emphasis on the protection of women, children and aid workers, and advocating that we are “not a target”.

2018 Requirements

2018 Funding Received

Sources: Financial Tracking Service (FTS).