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 2021

  • 82,248
    people received food weighing 1,239 metric tons
  • 106,584
    people received essential household items
  • 654,215
    heads of livestock were vaccinated, benefiting 137,832 people
  • 156,021
    people now have improved access to safe drinking water
  • 393,354
    people received outpatient consultations
  • 299,970
    people received seeds and agricultural tools to grow their own food
  • 7,102
    detainees were visited to assess their living conditions
  • 46,068
    phone calls were facilitated between family members separated by conflict
  • 511
    patients suffering with gunshot wounds were treated in our surgical wards
  • 144
    vulnerable persons were reunited with their families
  • 226,938
    people received fishing kits to help them maintain their livelihoods
  • 360
    body bags were donated to 4 mortuaries to support dignified management of human remains