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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

South Sudan Situation: UNHCR Regional Update (1-31 October 2019)

UN High Commissioner for Refugees, (2019)

2,202,059* South Sudanese refugees in the region as of 31 October 2019 (preand post-Dec 2013 caseload). 65,669* South Sudanese refugee’s arrivals so far in 2019, with 4,389 refugee arrivals in October 2019. 297,135 Refugees in South Sudan and 1.46 million IDPs with 12% inside six UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites.

Weekly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness Update Update 42: (14 - 20 Oct 2019) South Sudan

International Organization for Migration IOM, (2019)

During this reporting week, a total of 7,150 entrants were surveyed. Of these, 62.8% were South Sudanese nationals; 28.6% were from Uganda; 3.9% from Kenya; 2.4% from Democratic Republic of Congo; and a further 2.3% were from other countries. Entrants’ origin information is self-reported.

Weekly Bulletin on Outbreak and other Emergencies: Week 43: 21 - 27 October 2019

World Health Organization (WHO), (2019)

This week’s main articles cover key new and ongoing events, including: Humanitarian crisis in Democratic Republic of the Congo Malaria outbreak in Burundi Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan Ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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.

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

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