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

From January to June 2019

  • 313,300
    people received food rations equivalent to more than 4,700 metric tons
  • 107,000
    people received essential household items
  • 415,000
    heads of livestock were vaccinated, benefiting over 30,00 people
  • 20,000
    people now have improved access to safe drinking water
  • 189,600
    people received outpatient consultations
  • 59,700
    people received seeds and tools for farming
  • 4,300
    detainees were visited to assess their living conditions
  • 7,400
    phone calls were facilitated between family members separated by conflict
  • 1,660
    surgeries and medical procedures were performed on patients

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