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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

579,729


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 05 Dec 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
* [1] Figures from July 2016 are based on manual emergency registration or head-counts/wrist-banding.Confirmed figures will be available as the new arrivals undergo biometric registration.
Figures prior to July are from the Government’s Refugee Information Management System (RIMS).

* [2] 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

602,212


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 05 Dec 2016


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

Demography
Male (46.8%) Age (53.2%) Female
8.3% 0 - 4 8%
14.2% 5 - 11 13.6%
10.3% 12 - 17 9.5%
13.2% 18 - 59 20.2%
0.7% 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

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  Highlights

Recent fighting has led to more than 37,000 South Sudanese refugees fleeing to Uganda, more than arrived in the first 6 months of 2016.
26 Jul 2016
New arrivals in Uganda report that armed militias are burning down homes, murdering civilians and forcibly recruiting young men and boys in to their ranks.
26 Jul 2016
A new settlement area is to be opened in Yumbe district, and could potentially host up to 100,000 South Sudanese refugees.
26 Jul 2016
More than 18,000 South Sudanese refugees have fled to Uganda since fighting began in Juba on 7th July.
21 Jul 2016
Close to 16,000 South Sudanese refugees have fled to Uganda between 16th July - 20th July alone.
21 Jul 2016

  News

South Sudan fighting sees more refugees fleeing into Uganda than in the first 6 months of 2016
UNHCR, 26 Jul 2016
Fighting in South Sudan that broke out on 8 July between rival factions loyal to Salva Kiir and Riek Machar has to date forced 37,491 people to flee the country to Uganda. To put this in context: In the past three weeks there have been more refugee arrivals in Uganda than in the entire first six mon...
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UNHCR warns South Sudanese refugees need urgent aid
Press TV, 26 Jul 2016
An estimated 26000 South Sudanese refugees have crossed into Uganda following political tensions and armed conflict in their country. The United Nations refugee officials say more people are arriving in Uganda on a daily basis while the country has difficulty providing them with ample food and shelt...
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UN: Tens of thousands fleeing violence in South Sudan
Deutsche Welle, 24 Jul 2016
Over 26,000 South Sudanese refugees displaced by violence crossed the border into Uganda this month, reported the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) on Friday. "Since fighting erupted on July 7 … 26,468 people have crossed into Uganda's northern region," UN refugee agency spokesman Andreas ...
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Over 26,000 people flee to Uganda to escape uncertainty in South Sudan
UNHCR, 22 Jul 2016
housands of people continue to flee uncertainty and fighting in South Sudan. Since fighting erupted on July 7 between forces loyal to President Kiir and First Vice President Machar, 26,468 people have crossed into Uganda’s northern region, including 24,321 in the previous six days alone. The influ...
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Thousands flee to Uganda after South Sudan flare-up
UNHCR, 19 Jul 2016
Nearly 3,000 people fleeing the latest flare-up in South Sudan crossed into Uganda over the weekend and more are expected while tension remains high in the region, the UN refugee agency said today. On Friday and Saturday, 1,326 South Sudanese entered Uganda and a further 1,633 on Sunday. This bro...
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