By 28 June 2020, South Sudan recorded 1,989 cumulative COVID-19 confirmed cases, and 36 deaths. The overall number of tests conducted stands at 10,529. A number of efforts are underway to improve South Sudan’s ability to cope with the pandemic.
The current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has restricted global mobility, whilst heightening the risk of exploitation to vulnerable populations.
On 10 April 2020, the Government of South Sudan reported a new COVID-19 case, raising its total number of cases to four.
On 5 April 2020 the Government of South Sudan officially declared the first positive COVID-19 case.
This document offers an analysis of the population movement dynamics and the profile of people moving across the Uganda border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Drought and insecurity has caused many in Lower Shabelle region to flee their rural homes into more urban areas. Wanla Weyn town, as the center of Wanla Weyn district is host to over 20,000 displaced individuals, many living on the outer periphery of the town.
After the outbreak of the civil war in 1991, parts of Afgooye town became a place of refuge for many of SouthernSomalia’s internally displaced people. The region has become home for many displaced persons from Lower Shabelle, with some also arriving from Bay and Hiraan.