South Sudan
in focus

The ICRC helps conflict-affected communities in South Sudan become self-sufficient and reunites families. We visit places of detention, support health care facilities, and promote respect for international humanitarian law.

Here's the latest news coming out of South Sudan:

Latest Update
In numbers

In 2019

  • 267,700
    people received food weighing 6,380 metric tons
  • 180,740
    people received essential household items
  • 787,000
    heads of livestock were vaccinated
  • 266,800
    people now have improved access to safe drinking water
  • 458,900
    people received outpatient consultations
  • 420,200
    people received seeds and tools for farming
  • 5,790
    detainees were visited to assess their living conditions
  • 19,330
    phone calls were facilitated between family members separated by conflict
  • 3,300
    surgeries and medical procedures were performed on patients