East Africa and the Horn of Africa

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Displaced population tracked by DTM
4,566,460
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As of 12 July 2020, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases in South Sudan stands at 2,148 with 41 confirmed deaths and 1,135 recoveries while a total of 11,862 tests have been carried out. 
 

As of May 2020, DTM in the region tracked 6.3M Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and 2.9M Returnees, as reported during the last round of DTM assessments for each country, or through secondary data sources.

As of June 2020, DTM in the region tracked 6.3M Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and 2.9M Returnees, as reported during the last round of DTM assessments for each country, or through secondary data sources.

As per June 2020 population count findings, Bentiu PoC site's  population stands at 99,052 individuals (15,501 households) in 11,858 inhabited shelters (on average 8 individuals per shelter).

DTM’s Flow Monitoring Registry (FMR) surveys people on the move at key transit points within South Sudan (SSD) and at its borders.

IOM’s biometric registration system has been active since 2014 with 943 283 beneficiaries active in its database to date, out of which 56 per cent (528,659 individuals) are female and 59 per cent (558,429 individuals) are under 18 years old.

IOM’s biometric registration system has been active since 2014 with 944 004 beneficiaries active in its database to date, out of which 56 per cent (529 095 individuals) are female and 59 per cent (558 863 individuals) are under 18 years old.

In June 2020 the monthly population count was conducted at Masna collective centre where 6,016 individuals were identified and Wau PoC AA with 9 990 individuals. The population of Wau PoC AA marginally increased from 9 ,956 individuals in May 2020 (increase by 49 individuals).

The DTM has identified 136,610 internally displaced persons (IDPs) and 29,384 households in the month of June 2020. 

La DTM a identifié 136 610 personnes déplacées internes (PDI) et 29 384 ménages déplacés au mois de juin.

En date du 19 April et 1 Mai 2020, la province de Bujumbura Rural, commune de Mutimbuzi, zone de Gatumba a été touchée par des fortes inondations qui ont affecté plus de 45,000 personnes inclues 17,792 déplacés.

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix conducted 4,583 interviews representing 12,009 individual movements into and out of Bentiu Protection of Civilian (PoC) site, Malakal PoC site, Wau PoC Adjacent Area (AA) and Wau Masna collective centre in May 2020.

By 28 June 2020, South Sudan recorded 1,989 cumulative COVID-19 confirmed cases, and 36 deaths. The overall number of tests conducted stands at 10,529.  
 

The report provides an overview of DTM activities throughout the first quarter of 2020. 

DTM tracked 75 locations including 19 displacement sites and 56 transportation hubs within the country and along international borders to report on COVID-19 related measures such as temperature screening and the availability of handwashing stations.

On 30 May 2020, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) conducted Emergency Event Tracking to capture information about flood related displacement in Bor South County.

Between 24 and 28 May 2020, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) recorded the arrival of 630 South Sudan nationals (90 households) from Soba Arada (Khartoum, Sudan).

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) conducted Emergency Tracking in Uror County, Jonglei State on 19 May 2020 and recorded information related to communal clashes.

The Ministry of Health (MoH) announced 188 new cases on 27 May 2020, 17 of which were imported with a total of 994 positive cases, 6 recoveries, and 10 deaths.

As of 24 May 2020 the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Sudan stands at 655 of which 95 per cent were recorded in Juba.

In May 2020, the monthly population count was conducted at Masna collective centre where 6,127 individuals were identified and Wau PoC AA with 9,956 individuals. On 9 April 2020, the Diocesan Major Response Team on COVID-19 requested to close several Wau collective centres.

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