South Sudan

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Displaced population tracked by DTM in South Sudan
Latest IDP estimates (conflict) from IDMC
1,898,699
In South Sudan, IDMC GRID Dec 2017
Total population in South Sudan
As of 2015 World Bank
Region
East Africa and the Horn of Africa

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  • Administrative division with available number of displaced persons
  • Site assessed by DTM

Base map from Google and country shapes from ESRI are for illustration purposes only. Names and boundaries do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by IOM.

IOM’s Displacement Tracking is pleased to share with you several maps and a dataset detailing data on the numbers and locations of IDPs and returnees in all counties for 444 sub-areas (payam) disaggregated by period of displacement / return (data collection in March 2019).

This map, based on Mobility Tracking Round 5 Baseline data, shows the number of IDPs by county in South Sudan as of March 2019.

This map, based on Mobility Tracking Round 5 Baseline data, shows the number of returnees by county in South Sudan as of March 2019.

This map, based on Mobility Tracking Round 5 Baseline data, shows locations hosting IDPs and returnees by type in South Sudan as of March 2019.

This summary represents findings for the fifth round of Mobility Tracking, conducted in South Sudan through key-informant based assessments at sub-area and location levels.

As part of IOM’s Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) preparedness activities, DTM operates Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) on the borders with Uganda (UGA), the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Central African Republic (CAR).

The International Organization for Migration’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) has identify 446 IDPs (174 Households) in Tambura Centre (Tambura County), Western Equatoria confirming recent reports of new displacement in the area.

Throughout 2018 until February 2019, DTM observed a steady decline of Wau PoC AA site’s population. However, between March and May, the population increased by 30 per cent (by 4,248 individuals).

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) interviewed 2,613 households representing 5,216 travelling individuals crossing into and out of Bentiu Protection of Civilians (PoC) and Malakal PoC site during April 2019.

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

As part of IOM’s Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) preparedness activities, DTM operates Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) on the borders with Uganda (UGA), the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Central African Republic (CAR).

Wau PoC AA population, April 2019: 16,284 individuals (49% Female)

The displacement caused by the clashes between pastoralists and farmers in Kuarjena and Rocrocdong, Jur River that broke out in early March 2019 continues within the county and beyond, as reported on 15 March 2019 (

Following the recommendation from the Upper Nile Solutions Working Group, IOM and UNHCR conducted a joint survey in Malakal Protection of Civilian Site (PoC) to establish people’s intentions to return, the tentative time frame of return or relocation and preferred destinations, as well as present

IOM’s biometric registration system is active since 2014, with over 700,000 beneficiaries active in its database to date.

March was marked by a large influx into Wau PoC AA site and Masna collective centre following sustained violence in Jur River (Rocrocdong and Kuarjena).

IOM’s biometric registration system is active since 2014, with over 700,000 beneficiaries active in its database to date.

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

This map contains links to 68 individual county-level maps on displacement and return locations across all ten states in South Sudan based on Round 4 Mobility Tracking data (November-December 2018).

Wau County has seen localized displacement at a significant scale since 2015. DTM has been deploying a variety of data collection tools and methodologies to regularly update partners on changing dynamics in the displacement situation.

This map shows all assessed locations hosting returnees by the previous displacement location of the largest returnee group. Data was collected in November-December 2018 as part of round 4 of Mobility Tracking (87% of counties covered).

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