Between February and December 2020, a total of 196,178 movements (people on the move) were observed at Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs). Operations were temporarily suspended between October 2019 and January 2020, hence the movements tracked in 2019 and 2020 are not directly comparable.
Building on its global expertise in emergency data collection systems, including in response to previous infectious disease outbreaks, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) has been monitoring the impact of COVID-19 travel restrictions on human mobility on a global scale.
This reports contains summary of findings from the consultation process with affected communities in South Sudan for the UN Secretary-General's High Level Panel on Internal Displacement (HLP on IDPs) conducted through a series of focus group discussions and key informant interviews between August
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.