More than 100 outbreaks occur around the world daily and can spread worldwide in just 36 hours due to increased global travel. We all have a responsibility to support epidemic preparedness.

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South Sudan has had:

How Prepared Is South Sudan?

30

Not Ready

South Sudan is not ready for the next epidemic. They have shown commitment to improving preparedness, but an outbreak could cause a devastating loss of lives and disrupt political and economic stability.

South Sudan has finished their National Action Plan and is working on improving epidemic preparedness in one or more gap areas.

What Are South Sudan's Strengths & Gaps?

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Top Strengths

Preparedness areas that a country has established to find, stop and prevent health threats. Learn More

Real-Time Surveillance
Reporting
Zoonotic Disease

Top Gaps

Gaps are areas that the country should prioritize to improve so they will be better prepared to find, stop and prevent epidemics. Learn More

Biosafety and Biosecurity
Preparedness
Linking Public Health and Security Authorities

Are Your Neighbors Ready?

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Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now South Sudan is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda?

Neighboring Countries ReadyScore Status
Sudan

57

Work to Do
Ethiopia

52

Work to Do
Uganda

51

Work to Do
Kenya

50

Work to Do
Democratic Republic of the Congo

35

Not Ready
Central African Republic

26

Not Ready

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