South Sudan

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Displaced population tracked by DTM in South Sudan
Latest IDP estimates from IDMC
1,369,000
In South Sudan, IDMC GRID Dec 2021
Region
East Africa and the Horn of Africa

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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.

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).

This atlas contains 17 individual maps as part of the Wau, Rubkona And Bor South Village Assessment Survey (August - November 2019).

This atlas contains 17 individual maps as part of the Wau, Rubkona And Bor South Village Assessment Survey (August - November 2019).

This atlas contains 17 individual maps as part of the Wau, Rubkona And Bor South Village Assessment Survey (August - November 2019).

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.

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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