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35,200 Individuals
Refugees from South Sudan in Uganda: Post 15 Dec 2013
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Refugees from South Sudan in Uganda: Post 15 Dec 2013

202,265


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 26 Apr 2016


Source - UNHCR, UNHCR and Government (OPM), Government (OPM), RIMS System

Refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan in Uganda: Pre 15 Dec 2013

22,483


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 31 Aug 2014


Source - UNHCR
Uganda - pre-15 December 2013 static figure
Pre-15 December caseload may change due to registration, births, deaths and departures. As of 15 December, the figure of pre-influx refugees (and asylum-seekers) was 25,000

Refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan in Uganda: Total

224,748


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 26 Apr 2016


Source - UNHCR, UNHCR and Government (OPM), Government (OPM), RIMS System

Demography
Male (47.2%) Age (52.8%) Female
8% 0 - 4 7.6%
14.5% 5 - 11 13.9%
10.5% 12 - 17 9.6%
13.5% 18 - 59 19.8%
0.8% 60 + 1.9%

  Refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan in Uganda: Total

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Population Planning figure

210,000


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 01 Jan 2015


Source - UNHCR

   Latest Documents

Report Date: 23/05/2016
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Report Date: 18/05/2016
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UNHCR Uganda operational update for the South Sudanese emergency 29 April-12 May 2016
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Report Date: 28/04/2016
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UNHCR Uganda operational update for the South Sudanese emergency 15-28 April 2016
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  Highlights

An EXCOM donor mission from Geneva visited Uganda (Adjumani) to gain a deeper understanding of UNHCR and partners responses to refugee influxes.
14 Apr 2016
Growing insecurity has triggered fresh South Sudan displacement leading to the number of new arrivals in Uganda to reach an average of more than 500 per day
11 Jan 2016
The majority of the recent arrivals in Uganda are coming from the Equatoria states and Jonglei State. Most are being settled in Adjumani district.
11 Jan 2016
UNHCR, the Government of Uganda and partners are increasing operational capacity in order to provide the new arrivals in Uganda with life-saving assistance.
11 Jan 2016
In Adjumani and Arua, between December 11 and 20, a total of 1,265 new arrivals were received mainly through Elegu (885) and Kuluba (287) Collection Points.
25 Dec 2015

  News

South Sudanese refugees adapt to a new life in Kiryandongo
NTV , 05 Jan 2016
South Sudanese refugees adapt to a new life in Kiryandongo. Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement is bursting at the seams, with the authorities saying they are overwhelmed as refugees continuously flee war in South Sudan. There seems to be no end in sight for war that broke out in December 2013 in Ugan...
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Regional emergencies push Uganda's refugee hosting to breaking point
UNHCR, 21 Dec 2015
KAMPALA, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) – Three emergencies in Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) and South Sudan have push the number of refugees and asylum seekers in Uganda to astronomical levels, forcing the east African country to look up to donors for support. Uganda is currently host to ...
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Kiryandongo School where pupils are taught in five languages
New Vision News , 19 Oct 2015
By Eddie Ssejjoba Teachers at Conram Primary School located in Kiryandongo Refugee Resettlement have to use five different languages to communicate to pupils who come from different dialects and nationalities. The school has 3,120 pupils, making it one of the most...
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Refugee Haven, Kampala has become a global example of how best to help people who flee their home country
Independent news, 03 Aug 2015
Uganda is a developing country with meagre resources but despite that, the country is leading the way in terms of refugee response. For this, says Charlie Yaxley, the UNHCR Associate External Relations Officer in Kampala, Uganda deserves special praise. “Uganda has a unique policy towards refugees...
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Fresh off a UNHCR trip to Northern Uganda, Kristin Davis gets candid about witnessing the huge influx of South Sudanese refugees fleeing violence in their country
UNHCR, 30 Jul 2015
Emerging out of the dust clouds that gather closer and closer is a small minibus. It stops beside us, and an ancient-looking man unfolds himself from the vehicle, looking dazed. It is swelteringly hot and he's drenched in sweat. His daughter and her tiny baby are with him, and they, too, look lost a...
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