South Sudan: Responding to the most urgent needs in 2017

Facts and figures for January to September 2017

13 October 2017
South Sudan: Responding to the most urgent needs in 2017
Makur Madof Diet's left leg was amputated after being injured by a gunshot in 1998. He is now a patient and staff member at an ICRC-supported physical rehabilitation centre in Rumbek. CC BY-NC-ND / ICRC / Mari Aftret Mortvedt

The ICRC's Physical Rehabilitation Program in South Sudan provides services for persons with physical disabilities to restore their mobility and help them rebuild their lives. In 2017, the ICRC is supporting centres in Juba, Rumbek and Wau.

Between January and September, we distributed monthly household food rations to over 450,000 people in need, and provided seeds and tools to 277,000 people. Our surgical teams performed 2,800 surgical interventions and evacuated 590 weapon wounded people.

Highlights of our work in South Sudan between January and September 2017.

Distributed over 58,300 monthly household food rations, equivalent to 7,300 metric tons of food to 453,500 people in need
Provided antenatal consultations for 4,800 women and performed 970 safe deliveries
 Facilitated the voluntary repatriation of 125 released persons
 Facilitated 47,900 phone calls between family members separated by the conflict
 Vaccinated more than 495,000 livestock and treated 165,000 animals
 Maintained 2 emergency surface water treatment units benefitting more than 60,000 people

Read the full update of our work in South Sudan.


Facts and Figures - January to September 2017