South Sudan

South Sudan: Early Warning and Disease Surveillance Bulletin (IDP Camps and Communities) Week 50 (8 - 14 December 2014)

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General Overview

  • Completeness for weekly reporting increased from 89% to 96% while timeliness increased from 3% to 49% in week 50 when compared to week 49.

  • During week 50, malaria re-emerged as the main cause of morbidity among IDPs with Malakal PoC having the highest malaria incidence folowed by Lankien, Renk, Tongping, and UN House.

  • During week 50, Malakal PoC had the highest incidence for Malaria and AWD while Bentiu had the highest ARI incidence and Akoka had the highest ABD incidence.

  • Eight suspect measles cases were reported from Lankien in week 50, representing an increase from the five suspect measles cases reported from the same site in wek 49.

  • Three new HEV cases were reported from Mingkaman in week 50. The cumulative for HEV in Mingkaman is 128 cases including four deaths (CFR 3.23%) while the overal number of AJS cases from all the IDP sites has risen to 153 after two new AJS cases were reported in Bentiu during week 50.

  • There are no new cholera cases reported since week 47. The cumulative remains at 6,421 cholera cases including 167 deaths (CFR 2.60%) from 16 counties in South Sudan.

  • The under-five and crude mortality rates in al IDP sites were below the emergency threshold in week 50.