South Sudan

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Displaced population tracked by DTM in South Sudan
Latest IDP estimates from IDMC
1,436,000
In South Sudan, IDMC GRID Dec 2019
Region
East Africa and the Horn of Africa

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

As of 17 May 2020, the High-Level Task Force (HLTF) on COVID-19 has confirmed 347 cases of the virus in South Sudan. The first death was recorded on 14 May, rising to six by the end of the reporting period. On 17 May 2020, South Sudan’s first vice president and chairman of the HLTF, Dr.

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) conducted an Emergency Event Tracking through interviews with key informants and direct observations in order to gather information on locations of displacement, key needs, and demographic profiles of displaced households affected by clashes between cattle

On 24 April 2020, DTM conducted a field visit to Jezira site in Yei County to verify information about the recent displacement linked to armed clashes and tensions between the South Sudan People’s Defense Forces (SSPDF) and the National Salvation Front (NAS) in Mukaya Payam, Lainya County.

IOM’s biometric registration system has been active since 2014, with 919,098 beneficiaries active in its database to date, out of which 56 per cent (514,351 individuals) are female.

As per the April 2020 population count, the population stands at 117,727 individuals (16,210 households) in 12,054 inhabited shelters (on average 10 individuals per shelter).

By 10 May 2020 the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has increased to 156 according to the Ministry of Health. Two COVID-19 patients reportedly recovered as of 4 May 2020.

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) and WHO's Health Service Functionality (HSF) teams collaborated to produce this joint analysis on health care access for internally displaced persons (IDPs) and returnees in South Sudan.

On 6 May 2020, IOM's Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) conducted a field assessment mission to Mapel village in Kuajiena Payam to obtain information about recent displacement caused by clashes between  farming and cattle keeping communities from neighboring Tonj South and Tonj East counties.

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).

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).

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

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

In 2019, DTM South Sudan implemented all four DTM components - Mobility Tracking, Biometric Registration, Flow Monitoring and Surveys. The infographics provides an overview of achievments and key figures related to DTM operations run between January and December 2019.

As of 3 May 2020, the number of confirmed cases in South Sudan saw a drastic increase to 49 from six cases in the

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix conducted 22,837 interviews representing 63,065 individual movements into and out of Bentiu Protection of Civilian (PoC) site, Malakal PoC site, Wau PoC Adjacent Area (AA) and Wau collective centres (Cathedral, Nazareth, St.

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) conducted Emergency Event Tracking through interviews with key informants to obtain information on recent displacement to Tonj North County.

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) conducted Emergency Event Tracking through interviews with key informants to obtain information on recent displacements within Tonj East County following reports on communal clashes between Thiik co

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) conducted Emergency Event Tracking through interviews with key informants to obtain information on recent displacements within Tonj South County.

Between August and November 2019, IOM's Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) conducted Village Assessment Survey (VAS) in Wau, Rubkona and Bor South counties assessing a total of 63 bomas (13 in Bor South, 11 in Rubkona and 39 in Wau) and carrying key informant interviews at 191 educational facilit

On 25 April 2020, South Sudan registered its sixth COVID-19 case just two days after the fifth.

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