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South Sudan Situation Information Sharing Portal

UNHCR, (2015)

On this platform you will find the latest figures, maps and situation reports

Weekly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness Update Update 35 (26 August - 01 September 2019) South Sudan

International Organization for Migration IOM, (2019)

Active screening ongoing in 15 active IOM-supported PoE sites, namely: Yei airstrip; Yei SSRRC; Tokori; Lasu; Kaya; Bazi; Salia Musala; Okaba; Khor Kaya (along Busia Uganda Border) and Isebi in Morobo County; Pure; Kerwa; Khorijo; Birigo in Lainya County; and Bori ● Refresher training was conducted for screeners at Lasu and Yei SSRRC PoEs on EVD BH&POE SOP.

WHO AFRO Outbreaks and Other Emergencies, Week 30: 22 - 28 July 2019

World Health Organization, (2019)

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 74 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including: Cholera in Chad Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan Ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of the Congo Dengue fever in Côte d’Ivoire.

Weekly Update on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness for South Sudan Update #46 (30 July 2019)

Government of the Republic of South Sudan, (2019)

Five Ebola alerts were reported from 19 – 25 July. Rapid response teams were deployed for case investigation and sample collection. GenXpert and Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test results were negative for the two samples that met case definition. The Hon. Minister for Health and WHO Representative made a press statement at South Sudan Broadcasting Cooperation (SSBC) to dispel rumors and misinformation circulating following an EVD alert reported in Juba that created lot of panic. A lot of rumors were generated on social media. Two linked drills for National Rapid response team and case management teams were conducted in Juba on 26 July. The drills tested the functions of alert notification, Rapid Response Team activation, deployment, case investigation and transfer of a patient, triage and admission and isolation unit. The purpose of these simulation exercises were to the operational readiness of the RRT and the Case management team. Similar Drills will be conducted in Nimule, Yei, Maridi and Yambio in August One hundred and eighty (180) frontline health workers were vaccinated against EVD in Yei River state. The cumulative number of front-line health care workers in South Sudan is 2,973.

WHO AFRO Outbreaks and Other Emergencies, Week 25: 17 - 23 June 2019; Data as reported by 17:00; 23 June 2019

World Health Organization (WHO), (2019)

This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including: Cholera in Nigeria Ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of the Congo Humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan

Measles outbreaks in South Sudan not yet under control

Medair, (2019)

Just 15 weeks into 2019, more measles outbreaks have been declared in South Sudan than occurred in all of 2018. As of Wednesday, 10 April, there had been 11 active outbreaks and four deaths had been confirmed. Another two deaths are suspected cases of measles. Earlier this year a campaign to vaccinate children across South Sudan was delayed due to a shortage of vaccines and funding

WHO calls for protection of health workers amid ongoing conflict in Sudan. Arabic Version

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)

Since the beginning of 2019, increasing violence in Sudan has resulted in greater numbers of injured civilians requiring life-saving care. It is imperative that doctors and other health staff are protected so that they can continue their work without obstruction, and without risk to their own personal safety. Earlier this year, the Federal Ministry of Health committed to protecting health facilities and health professionals, and assuring access for all people, including those inured, to health services

South Sudan Health Cluster Bulletin 12, December 2018

World Health Organization, Health Cluster, (2019)

Emergency WASH in Health Facilities in Conflict Affected Locations 756 health workers trained on disease surveillance and outbreak response. Around 142 health workers trained on integrated health (WASH and Nutrition) response. 405 health facilities are equipped with functional incinerators. Quality Essential Clinical Health Services 194 health workers are trained on clinical management of rape (CMR) in 2018. 259 sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) survivors referred to the health facilities. Improving Resilience- Mental Health Response 514 health workers trained on mental health and psychosocial support (MPHSS) in conflict affected areas.

UNHCR South Sudan Factsheet - November 2018

UN High Commissioner for Refugees, (2018)

160,000+ Refugees and IDPs received relief packages across South Sudan in November 2018. 42,000+ Refugee children under age five received polio vaccine in Upper Nile and Unity in November 2018. 1,100+ Newly arrived refugees registered in November in South Sudan 2018.

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