South Sudan

South Sudan: Early Warning and Disease Surveillance Bulletin (IDP Camps and Communities) Week 49 (1 - 7 December 2014)

Situation Report
Originally published


General Overview

  • Completenes for wekly reporting decreased from 92% to 89% while timelines decreased from 50% to 3% in wek 49 when compared to wek 48.

  • During wek 49, ARI surpased malaria as the main cause of morbidity among IDPs with Malakal PoC having the highest ARI incidence folowed by Bentiu, Kodok, Awerial and Ogod.

  • During wek 49, Malakal PoC had the highest incidence for ARI, malaria, AWD and ABD.

  • Five suspect measles cases were reported from Lankien during wek 49.

  • One new HEV case was reported from Mingkaman in wek 49. The cumulative for HEV in Mingkaman is 125 cases including four deaths (CFR 3.23%).

  • There are no new cholera cases reported since wek 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 wek 49. During the wek, perinatal deaths and TB/HIV/AIDS were the most common causes of death in children under five years and people older than five years respectively.