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 2023

  • 286, 706
    people received in-kind food rations and essential household items
  • 3,159
    persons were supported with physical rehabilitation services
  • 362, 069
    heads of livestock were vaccinated, benefiting 92,130 people
  • 114, 000
    people gained access to safe drinking water and irrigation
  • 140, 656
    people received consultations at 11 ICRC-supported primary healthcare centers
  • 261, 768
    people received seeds and agricultural tools to grow their own food
  • 6,551
    detainees were present in 20 places of detention visited by the ICRC
  • 2,275
     people were provided with monthly airtime to restore and maintain contact with separated families.
  • 388
    weapon-wounded patients were treated in ICRC surgical wards
  • 618
    missing person’s fates and whereabouts were clarified
  • 2,668
    people benefitted from mental health and psychosocial support sessions
  • 187
    practitioners from the local authority received training to enhance their capacity in proper and dignified management of the dead
  • 27, 721
    community members were trained on information on the prevention of sexual and gender-based violence