South Sudan

South Sudan gained independence from Sudan in 2011, but the new country continues to experience instability and is still a fragile state. One in five people have had to flee their homes since the re-emergence of conflict in 2013. Ongoing conflict makes it difficult to reach the most vulnerable with much-needed assistance.

Partnering since

1989

people reached

759,444

programs and shipments

9

Level of Fragility

Most Fragile
Progress

117,078patient consultations were provided by community health workers through projects supported by World Vision

Progress

74,863people had access to safe drinking water

Progress

406,981people benefited from the provision of in-kind food assistance

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Country Details

South Sudan gained independence from Sudan in 2011, but the new country continues to experience instability and is still a fragile state. One in five people have had to flee their homes since the re-emergence of conflict in 2013. Ongoing conflict makes it difficult to reach the most vulnerable with much needed assistance.
World Vision South Sudan

World Vision has been working in South Sudan since 1989 and has served over 1.3 million people, more than 600,000 of them children, through our humanitarian work. Our operations cover four major zones: Juba, Upper Nile, Warrap, and Western Equatoria.

We were one of the few organizations that provided assistance during the war to the displaced populations in what was then the Southern Sudan region of Sudan, until after the birth of the Republic of South Sudan on 9 July 2011.

The widespread violence during the country's fifth anniversary of independence made the humanitarian emergency even worse. Food insecurity continues to plague over 7 million people and a recent UN report stated that an estimated 360,000 children under five suffer severe malnutrition.

Today, World Vision's humanitarian assistance has reached out to over 1.5 million people in need through various initiatives such as food security and livelihood, health and nutrition, protection, education, water, sanitation and hygiene among others.

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Results

Unless otherwise stated, data presented on this page reflects the most up-to-date results of World Vision Canada programs reported between October 2021 and September 2022, and any previous fiscal years available. Previously reported data may not match the current presentation as we continuously receive and refine data from our programs. If you have any questions, kindly reach out to us.