South Sudan

Total population: 11,700,000 people

UNFPA, as of Dec. 2014

Conflict: 1,531,700 internally displaced

As of Jun. 2015

 

Disasters: 115,783

Newly displaced in 2013

529,900 refugees

Originating from country, UNHCR, as of May. 2015

 
Blog Post | 02 October 2014

IDMC shares concerns and recommendations on situation of IDPs in South Sudan at Human Rights Council

IDMC Analyst gave a statement to the UN Human Rights Council on the situation of internally displaced people (IDPs) in South Sudan

Human Rights Mechanism | 24 September 2014

Oral statement to the 27th session of the UN Human Rights Council on South Sudan

IDMC Analyst gave a statement to the UN Human Rights Council on the situation of internally displaced people (IDPs) in South Sudan

Publication | 21 July 2014

The domino effect: why a wide lens is needed to address displacement in central Africa

The briefing paper highlights need to take into account regional dynamics in central Africa and to provide more timely funding and explores potential areas for cross-border learning.

Overview | 09 July 2014

South Sudan: greater humanitarian and development efforts needed to meet IDPs’ growing needs

IDMC highlights the deteriorating situation for more than a million IDPs in South Sudan and the numerous challenges they face.

Map | 09 July 2014

Conflict induced internal displacement and flood-affected areas in South Sudan

This map shows the number of IDPs displaced by conflict since 15 December 2013 as well as areas hit by flooding in 2013.

Blog Post | 14 May 2014

IDMC’s annual flagship report reveals record breaking IDP figures for second year running

IDMC reveals 33.3 million people were internally displaced by conflict in 2013, with a full 63% in just 5 countries.

Blog Post | 14 May 2014

A record 33.3 million displaced by conflict and violence worldwide, with Nigeria in the top 5 countries most affected

IDMC's annual report reveals 12.5 million people in sub-Saharan Africa have been internally displaced by conflict & violence in 2013.

 
Overview | 09 July 2014

South Sudan: greater humanitarian and development efforts needed to meet IDPs’ growing needs

IDMC highlights the deteriorating situation for more than a million IDPs in South Sudan and the numerous challenges they face.

Overview | 09 July 2013

A comprehensive response to internal displacement is crucial

Two years after South Sudan's independence, the scale and seriousness of the country's internal displacement situation remains a major concern. Including hundreds of thousands people displaced by the current crisis since December 2013, IDMC monitoring shows that almost a million people have been newly displaced over the last three years due to ongoing instability.

Overview | 26 June 2012

New displacement adds to critical humanitarian situation in the country since independence

After more than 50 years of civil war, the Republic of South Sudan declared independence from Sudan on 9 July 2011. Until that point, Sudan had been the largest country in Africa and as of the end of 2010 it was home to up to 5.2 million internally displaced people (IDPs) – more than any other country in the world (IDMC, 23 December 2010).

 
Human Rights Mechanism | 24 September 2014

Oral statement to the 27th session of the UN Human Rights Council on South Sudan

IDMC Analyst gave a statement to the UN Human Rights Council on the situation of internally displaced people (IDPs) in South Sudan

Publication | 21 July 2014

The domino effect: why a wide lens is needed to address displacement in central Africa

The briefing paper highlights need to take into account regional dynamics in central Africa and to provide more timely funding and explores potential areas for cross-border learning.

Summary | 31 December 2013

South Sudan: Internal displacement in brief

There were at least 383,000 people displaced by violence and human rights violations in South Sudan as of the end of 2013.

Briefing Paper | 09 July 2013

South Sudan: Out of crisis, an opportunity?

Two years after South Sudan's independence, the scale and seriousness of the country's internal displacement situation is often under-reported

Country Profile | 26 June 2012

South Sudan: New displacement adds to critical humanitarian situation in the country since independence

After more than 50 years of civil war, the Republic of South Sudan declared independence from Sudan on 9 July 2011. Until that point, Sudan had been the largest country in Africa and as of the end of 2010 it was home to up to 5.2 million internally displaced people (IDPs) – more than any other country in the world (IDMC, 23 December 2010).

Briefing Paper | 30 May 2011

Briefing paper on Southern Sudan: IDPs return to face slow land allocation, and no shelter, basic services or livelihoods

Of the approximately four million people internally displaced by the civil war, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has estimated that from the 2005 signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) until the end of 2009, over two million returned to Southern Sudan and to the region of Southern Kordofan, including the Abyei area.

Briefing Paper | 01 August 2010

Southern Sudan: Overcoming obstacles to durable solutions now – building stability for the future

After two and a half decades of war, the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) between the Government of the Republic of the Sudan and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army brought relative peace to Southern Sudan and provided the opportunity for some reconstruction.

 
Blog Post | 02 October 2014

IDMC shares concerns and recommendations on situation of IDPs in South Sudan at Human Rights Council

IDMC Analyst gave a statement to the UN Human Rights Council on the situation of internally displaced people (IDPs) in South Sudan

Blog Post | 14 May 2014

IDMC’s annual flagship report reveals record breaking IDP figures for second year running

IDMC reveals 33.3 million people were internally displaced by conflict in 2013, with a full 63% in just 5 countries.

Blog Post | 14 May 2014

A record 33.3 million displaced by conflict and violence worldwide, with Nigeria in the top 5 countries most affected

IDMC's annual report reveals 12.5 million people in sub-Saharan Africa have been internally displaced by conflict & violence in 2013.

Blog Post | 10 January 2014

South Sudan: A multi-causal crisis in dire need of multi-level approach to peace

With protracted crisis in South Sudan and the conflicting parties holding talks in Addis Ababa, IDMC explains why long term solutions for those affected are reliant on a true national peace building process to support a comprehensive political solution.

 
Map | 09 July 2014

Conflict induced internal displacement and flood-affected areas in South Sudan

This map shows the number of IDPs displaced by conflict since 15 December 2013 as well as areas hit by flooding in 2013.

Map | 01 July 2013

Displacement in South Sudan

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