South Sudan

South Sudan

In mid-2015, there were over 1.6 million South Sudanese internally displaced by the conflict that erupted in Juba in 2013. The overwhelming majority live in remote and often inaccessible locations. There were at least 744,102 refugees and 3,885 asylum seekers who originated from South Sudan.

There were 265,887 refugees and 632 asylum seekers residing in South Sudan. Most were from Sudan; others were from Central African Republic, DRC and Ethiopia.

Note: South Sudan officially entered the EAC in March 2016. South Sudan signed the EAC Treaty on 15 April 2016, with a three-year transition period to fully implement the Common Market Protocol, Customs Union, etc.

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Strategic Resources

HIV service delivery along Kampala-Juba highway 2010
Health service availability mapping at HIV hotspots on Kampala-Juba route 2010
HIV hotspot mapping & situational analysis Kampala-Juba transport route 2008
Knowledge, attitudes and practices - IOM health education sessions - South Sudan 2011
Facts & figures - migration in East and Southern Africa 2016