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35,200 Individuals
Registered Refugees
Base Layer

Population


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Registered Refugees

248,354


Households*

65,075


Last Updated 14 Dec 2014


Source - UNHCR

  Estimated Population by Date

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  Breakdown by Location

Region Current Total    
131,207
31,333
Individuals
Households
52.8 %
86,570
21,049
Individuals
Households
34.9 %
18,458
8,215
Individuals
Households
7.4 %
9,780
3,811
Individuals
Households
3.9 %
2,339
667
Individuals
Households
0.9 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total    
225,979
57,461
Individuals
Households
91 %
15,435
5,147
Individuals
Households
6.2 %
4,899
1,754
Individuals
Households
2 %
2,041
713
Individuals
Households
0.8 %

   Latest Documents

  Highlights

UNHCR South Sudan at a glance. Despite the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, there are 247,281 recognized refugees in South Sudan as of 01 December 2014. The Sudanese who are mainly found in Unity and Upper Nile State make up 91 % of the total refugee population. The DR Congolese, Ethiopians and refugees from the Central African Republic are mainly in Central and Western Equatoria, with some Ethiopians also living in Jonglei State. Most refugees were recognized prima facie after mass arrival.
16 Dec 2014
South Sudan: BPRM funding for 2014 refugee assistance by NGOs (closing date 3/04/2014). http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html?keywords=prm
06 Mar 2014
A mass measles campaign (targeting 6 months to 15 years) will start soon in Yida camp and surrounding communities.
02 Feb 2014
In Upper Nile camps water pumping hours have been reduced in order to cope with fuel shortage, a reduction in daily water production is to be expected
24 Jan 2014
Refugee relocation from Yida camp to Adjuong Thok resumed the 17th of January.
17 Jan 2014

  News

South Sudanese seek a chance to get on with life without fear
By Karen Ringuette in Adjumani District, Uganda, 20 Nov 2014
News Stories, 3 November 2014 ADJUMANI DISTRICT, Uganda, November 3 (UNHCR) – Peter sat in the shade of a large tree in northern Uganda's Adjumani district, still terrified that the violence he and his family left behind will catch up with them once again. "Sometimes my mind thinks maybe someon...
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UNHCR starts relocation of 15,000 stranded South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia
By Reath Riek at Matar Way Station and Sulaiman Momodu at Itang Transit Centre, Ethiopia, 20 Nov 2014
News Stories, 18 November 2014 MATAR WAY STATION, Ethiopia, November 18 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency has begun relocating nearly 15,000 South Sudanese refugees who had been stranded for a few months at a way station in western Ethiopia after the refugee camp where they were due to live was f...
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South Sudan: Adut's Struggle
UNHCR, 20 Oct 2014
"I'm longing for my mother and father, if they were here I'd be in school studying" Thousands in war-torn South Sudan have lost their homes and livelihoods. When seventeen year old Adut lost her parents, she also lost her childhood by taking on the role of mom and dad for her young siblings. B...
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South Sudan: Grandma Abuk's Children
UNHCR, 20 Oct 2014
"If they shoot me & you see I have died you must run, don't cry around me" Grandma Abuk told her grandchildren as they ran for their lives. Years of violence and bloodshed in South Sudan robbed Abuk of her seven children, she is now the sole parent to her grandchildren. When ...
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Interview with Udo Janz, Director, UNHCR New York, CCTV America, 29 July 2014
CCTV (China Central Television), America, 29 Jul 2014
http://www.cctv-america.com/2014/07/29/south-sudan-is-in-a-civil-war-after-three-years-of-independence...
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