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35,200 Individuals
Registered Refugees
Base Layer

Population


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Registered Refugees

266,916


Households*

67,991


Last Updated 30 Apr 2016


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  Estimated Population by Date

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  Breakdown by Location

Region Current Total    
133,767
31,448
Individuals
Households
50.1 %
107,223
27,694
Individuals
Households
40.2 %
14,592
5,022
Individuals
Households
5.5 %
8,925
3,160
Individuals
Households
3.3 %
2,409
667
Individuals
Households
0.9 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total    
245,803
61,311
Individuals
Households
92.1 %
14,855
4,668
Individuals
Households
5.6 %
4,379
1,396
Individuals
Households
1.6 %
1,879
616
Individuals
Households
0.7 %

   Latest Documents

  Highlights

In April, 1,599 Sudanese refugees from South Kordofan State arrived in Yida, bringing the number of new arrivals since 1st January 2016 to 4,635. represent
30 Apr 2016
UNHCR and partners immunized some 55,000 refugee children under five years against polio in Unity and Upper Nile.
29 Apr 2016
In Lasu, UNHCR and FAO organized an agriculture fair for 1,400 refugee and host community families to help them access seeds for the current planting season.
28 Apr 2016
In Yida settlement, UNHCR kicked off in late April an operation to verify some 70,000 refugees from Sudan's South Kordofan.
28 Apr 2016
UNHCR and partners distributed more than 29,000 exercise books and school kits in refugee camps in Upper Nile and Central Equatoria,
26 Apr 2016

  News

South Sudan refugee outflow grows as relief funds lag
UNHCR, 19 Apr 2016
GENEVA, April 19 (UNHCR) – A combination of new fighting in previously peaceful areas, food insecurity and severe humanitarian funding shortages continue to cause a sharp worsening of the situation in South Sudan for many civilians. Recent fighting between government and opposition forces in We...
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Food insecurity drives more South Sudanese to Sudan
UNHCR, 29 Mar 2016
GENEVA, March 29 (UNHCR) – Increased food insecurity in South Sudan – caused by the ongoing conflict and deteriorating economic conditions – is driving an increasing number of people to seek refuge in neighbouring Sudan, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has warned. Heightened food insecurity a...
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South Sudan fighting forces thousands to flee to CAR, Uganda and DRCongo
UNHCR, 11 Mar 2016
Fighting in previously peaceful areas of South Sudan's Western Equatoria state continues to force thousands of people to flee into the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Uganda and even the volatile Central African Republic. We hope to gain access next week to an estimated 7,000 South Sudane...
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Thousands are fleeing South Sudan's new rebellion
Newsweek, 03 Mar 2016
One evening while he was still celebrating the birth of his first son a week earlier, Philip Bati answered a knock on the door at home in the South Sudanese city of Yambio. Expecting well-wishers, Bati instead found men with guns on his doorstep demanding money. It had been an expensive week sinc...
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UNHCR distributes food and non-food items to IDPs in S. Sudan’s Yambio
Sudan Tribune, 03 Mar 2016
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has started distribution of food and non-food items to thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the South Sudan’s western town of Yambio in former Western Equatoria state. The relief items include blankets, plastic sheets, flours,...
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