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South Sudan - Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #3, Fiscal Year (FY) 2021



12.1 MILLION Estimated Population of South Sudan
UN – January 2021

8.3 MILLION Estimated Number of People in Need of Humanitarian Assistance in 2021
UN – January 2021

7.7 MILLION Estimated Population Requiring Emergency Food Assistance in 2021
UN – March 2021

1.6 MILLION Estimated Number of IDPs in South Sudan
UN – December 2020

2.2 MILLION South Sudanese Refugees in Neighboring Countries
UN – February 2021

  • The 2021 South Sudan HRP requests $1.7 billion to provide humanitarian assistance to 6.6 million people.

  • Relief actors—including USAID/BHA partners—have scaled up multi-sector response efforts in highly food-insecure areas of South Sudan, despite facing access challenges related to widespread insecurity and flooding.

  • Deteriorating security conditions drive increased humanitarian needs and threaten relief efforts in Central Equatoria State.