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 2018

  • 420,500
    people received food rations equivalent to more than 7,000 metric tons
  • 335,700
    people received essential household kits
  • 660,000
    heads of livestock were vaccinated, benefiting over 290,200 people
  • 400,700
    people now have improved access to safe drinking water
  • 196,200
    people received outpatient consultations
  • 392,300
    people received seeds and tools for farming
  • 4,065
    detainees were visited to assess their living conditions
  • 44,100
    phone calls were facilitated between family members separated by conflict
  • 3,000
    surgical interventions were performed on patients

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