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.

In numbers

From January to June 2017

  • Almost 340,000
    people received food rations equivalent to more than 4,450 metric tons
  • 115,000
    people received essential household items
  • 168,000
    heads of livestock were vaccinated, benefiting over 86,000 people
  • 50,000
    people now have improved access to safe drinking water
  • 34,600
    people received outpatient consultations
  • 218,000
    people received seeds and tools for farming
  • 4,300
    detainees were visited to assess their living conditions
  • 34,000
    phone calls were facilitated between family members separated by conflict
  • 1,700
    military and police personnel were trained on IHL and IHRL

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