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.

On 8 July 2020, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix conducted Event Tracking through direct field visits, and observations to collect information on locations of displacement, assistance needed, and households affected by armed attacks suspected to have been waged by armed Murle youth groups.

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.  During the reporting period President Kiir rejected the idea of a renewed lockdown citing economic reasons.

This report presents multi-sectoral profiles for all the 87 assessed IDP camps and camp-like settings in South Sudan, based on DTM’s Mobility Tracking Round 8 data (data collection February-March 2020). Please use the interactive table of contents to navigate the report.

 

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).

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.

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.

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

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).

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.

The Government of South Sudan requested World Bank support for a project that improves local services, strengthens local governance, and increases social cohesion.

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

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.   A number of efforts are underway to improve South Sudan’s ability to cope with the pandemic.

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.Of 19 displacement sites all were subjected to some

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

This summary presents initial findings from the eighth round of Mobility Tracking conducted across South Sudan through key-informant based assessment at payam and location level between February and March 2020.

As per the May 2020 population count, the population stands at 111,766 individuals (15,959 households) in 12,054 inhabited shelters (on average 9 individuals per shelter).

IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix conducted 5,172 interviews representing 15,228 individual movements into and out of Bentiu Protection of Civilian (PoC) site, Malakal PoC site, Wau PoC Adjacent Area (AA) and Wau collective centres.

This map displays IDP and returnee locations in Eastern Equatoria for round 7 (November 2019). 

This maps displays the shelter status of returnees thrughout South Sudan based on Mobility Tracking data round 7 (Nov 2019). 

Mobility Tracking round 7: displacement due to natural disasters for IDP arrivals between 2014 and 2019. 

Mobility Tracking round 7: displacement due to communal clashes for IDP arrivals between 2014 and 2019. 

Mobility Tracking round 7: displacement due to conflict (involving national actors) for IDP arrivals between 2014 and 2019. 

This map displays the scope of DTM Mobility Tracking round 7 data differntiating between re-assessed, new locations and locations for which data from previous rounds was used. 

Multiple maps illustrating all outgoing and incoming movements from South Sudan tracked by the Displacement Tracking Matrix’s Flow Monitoring project. The maps are comprised of data from different periods, with the earliest from June 2018.

This map displays mobility tracking round 7 coverage by location type (displacement site or host community setting) on an A0 layout. 

This map displays returnee populations as of mobility tracking round 7 by county disaggregarted by returns from abroad and returns from within South Sudan. 

This map displays IDP populations as of mobility tracking round 7 by county disaggregarted by IDPs who have previously been displaced abroad and IDPs who haven't. 

This map displays mobility tracking round 7 coverage by location indicating which locations were newly added (due to an expanded coverage and new displacement / return), which were re-assessed since round 6 and locations for which data from previous rounds filled in gaps due to inaccessibility. 

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