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

2018 Facts & Figures: January - September

  • 373,700
    people received food rations equivalent to more than 5,490 metric tons
  • 278,800
    people received essential household kits
  • 442,000
    heads of livestock were vaccinated, benefiting over 107,200 people
  • 357,600
    people now have improved access to safe drinking water
  • 133,000
    people received outpatient consultations
  • 358,200
    people received seeds and tools for farming
  • 3,779
    detainees were visited to assess their living conditions
  • 36,100
    phone calls were facilitated between family members separated by conflict
  • 2,400
    surgical interventions were performed on patients

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