Lugara Community Fact Sheet Issue 5, June 2022 – South Sudan

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Cumulative summary of statistics for June 2022

Risk Rating: Risk is measured based on a range of factors including a) cultural relevance, b) timing, c) online engagement, d) credibility of a rumor and, most importantly , e) the potential negative impact that a rumor may have on the health, well-being and safety of local communities or service providers.

HIGH RISK: A rumor that is very likely to be believed within the community at large with potentially serious negative impacts resulting in serious harm to an individual or group, including inciting violence or creating fear/ widespread panic. High-risk rumors may encourage widespread test/treatment avoidance or harm health workers and other service providers.

MEDIUM RISK: A rumor that has the potential to be believed within the community at large with potentially moderate negative impacts on the well-being or safety of a community or individual. Medium-risk rumors can have a moderate impact on care-seeking behaviors.

LOW RISK: A rumor that is either unlikely to be believed within the community or has limited negative impacts on the health, well-being or safety of a community or individual or on the response to the pandemic

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