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21 May 2018 description

1.0 Background

Maternal and child malnutrition is a significant public health problem in South Sudan. Among children aged 6-59 months, 31% are stunted, 28% are underweight, and nearly 23% are acutely malnourished of which 13% are estimated to suffer from moderate acute malnutrition and 10% from severe acute malnutrition.

17 May 2018 description
infographic REACH Initiative

CONTEXT AND METHODOLOGY

Yambio town is located in Yambio County, Upper Nile State, near South Sudan’s border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Yambio town was the centre of significant armed clashes and widespread displacement in 2016, and hosts a large population of internally displaced persons (IDPs) many of whom have started to return home as of early 2018.

15 May 2018 description

Total number of refugees* - 763,112
Pre-Dec 2013 refugees - 352,212
Post-Dec 2013 refugees - 410,900
Total arrivals in 2018 - 17,685
Total arrivals in Apr 2018 - 2,995

*Additional sources estimate a total of 1.3 million South Sudanese refugees in Sudan; however, data requires verification.

15 May 2018 description

421,867 SOUTH SUDANESE REFUGEES IN ETHIOPIA (DEC 2017)

US$313.6M REQUIRED IN ETHIOPIA IN 2017

18% FUNDING RECEIVED (DEC 2017)

24 RRRP PARTNERS IN ETHIOPIA

SITUATION OVERVIEW

30 Apr 2018 description

Total number of refugees* - 771,862
Pre-Dec 2013 refugees - 352,212
Total arrivals in 2018 - 16,357
Total arrivals in Apr 2018 - 1,667

30 Apr 2018 description

Increased incidence of diarrheal disease in Al Lait, North Darfur, despite stable health situation and improved service access.

Joda border entry point in White Nile remains closed with refugees reportedly stranded on South Sudan side.

Heightened safety risk for new arrivals crossing into East Darfur, due to recent armed clashes.

1,667 New arrivals in April so far

16,357 Total new arrivals in 2018