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35,200 Individuals
Registered Refugees
Base Layer

Population


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Registered Refugees

263,000


Households*

69,303


Last Updated 31 Dec 2015


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  Estimated Population by Date

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  Breakdown by Location

Region Current Total    
129,559
30,861
Individuals
Households
49.3 %
101,510
25,571
Individuals
Households
38.6 %
20,156
8,796
Individuals
Households
7.7 %
9,436
3,408
Individuals
Households
3.6 %
2,339
667
Individuals
Households
0.9 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total    
241,002
62,315
Individuals
Households
91.6 %
15,916
4,997
Individuals
Households
6.1 %
4,200
1,373
Individuals
Households
1.6 %
1,882
618
Individuals
Households
0.7 %

   Latest Documents

  Highlights

UNHCR received a donation of 550 bales of clothing by the Church of Latter-day Saints, which will be distributed to vulnerable refugees in Yida and Ajuong Thok.
31 Oct 2015
In Lasu settlement, primary school attendance increased from 58 to 67 per cent compared to the first two weeks of October, following a back-to-school campaign.
28 Oct 2015
In Gorom settlement, UNHCR received 203 Ethiopian new arrivals of Anyuak ethinicity, whom are believed to have relocated from other areas in South Sudan.
27 Oct 2015
UNHCR joined an inter-agency assessment in Mundri to look into the protection needs and concerns of more than 63,000 IDPs.
26 Oct 2015
UNHCR kicked off verification and registration of some 6,000 asylum seekers from Sudan's South Kordofan and Blue Nile states who live in Juba.
26 Oct 2015

  News

UNHCR helps document internally displaced people at risk of statelessness
UNHCR, 03 Feb 2016
JUBA, 03 February 2016 (UNHCR) – Chol Jacob was among half a million men, women and children who are at risk of becoming stateless in South Sudan, according to a UNHCR survey. Many have difficulty proving their links to South Sudan since the secession from Sudan in 2011, particularly those wh...
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Congolese refugees flee new South Sudan fighting
UNHCR, 28 Jan 2016
EZO, South Sudan, Jan 28 (UNHCR) – Congolese refugee Pierre fled violence several years ago, and hoped that he had found a place of safety in this border town in South Sudan – then security deteriorated rapidly and without warning. Clashes erupted between the so-called Arrow Boys and South Su...
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Aid groups, UN move refugees to safety after W Equatoria clashes
Radio Tamazuj, 28 Jan 2016
Thirty Congolese refugees have been rescued from their hiding places in Ezo county of Western Equatoria state and brought to safety in Makpandu refugee camp in Yambio county, said refugee agency UNHCR. The refugees had been living in Ezo for several years after fleeing fighting in their own count...
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150 Congolese refugees stranded without food after W Equatoria clashes
Radio Tamazuj, 12 Jan 2016
150 Congolese refugees are stranded in the bush around Ezo in South Sudan's Equatoria state with little to eat amid continuing clashes, the UN's refugee agency said. UNHCR spokesperson Rocco Nuri told Radio Tamazuj that recent fighting in Western Equatoria has forced from their homes a total of 3...
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Thousands of civilians flee violence in South Sudan state
AP, 09 Jan 2016
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says a rise in fighting in a once-peaceful part of South Sudan has forced tens of thousands of civilians to flee their homes since December. Rocco Nuri, a spokesman for the agency, said Saturday that 23,000 civilians have fled their hom...
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