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35,200 Individuals
Registered Refugees
Base Layer

Population


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Registered Refugees

258,383


Households*

68,344


Last Updated 29 Mar 2015


Source - UNHCR

  Estimated Population by Date

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  Breakdown by Location

Region Current Total    
133,402
31,777
Individuals
Households
51.6 %
93,934
23,749
Individuals
Households
36.4 %
18,588
8,215
Individuals
Households
7.2 %
10,120
3,936
Individuals
Households
3.9 %
2,339
667
Individuals
Households
0.9 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total    
235,667
60,651
Individuals
Households
91.2 %
15,769
5,226
Individuals
Households
6.1 %
4,900
1,754
Individuals
Households
1.9 %
2,047
713
Individuals
Households
0.8 %

   Latest Documents

  Highlights

UNHCR has begun verifying the legal status of approximately 3,000 South Sudanese refugees who have returned to Bor from mainly Uganda and Kenya.
15 Mar 2015
UNHCR screened and registered 515 nationals of foreign countries residing in the Protection of Civilian site in Juba to identify potential asylum seekers.
13 Mar 2015
Five UNHCR trucks carrying 175,000 litres of fuel reached Ajuong Thok camp, in Unity State. This stock will cover the needs of the operation for 3 months.
12 Mar 2015
Until now, 6,912 Sudanese new arrivals from Sudan's were registered in Yida. 7,810 new arrivals and long-time residents of Yida were relocated to Ajuong Thok.
06 Mar 2015
For the first time since May 2013, a humanitarian road convoy of 3 UNHCR trucks reached Maban County, Upper Nile State, carrying timber for refugee shelters.
04 Mar 2015

  News

Pee-powered Toilet to be tested in South Sudan’s refugee camps
Sci.Dev.Net, 11 Mar 2015
UK anti-poverty charity Oxfam, whose researchers are working with those from UWE on the project, say the technology would reduce the threat of rape that many women face in refugee camps. Oxfam hopes to deploy the urinals in South Sudanese camps within six months....
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South Sudan: A Nation Uprooted
Refugee International, 11 Mar 2015
Since December 2013, conflict in South Sudan has forced 2 million people from their homes. In the north of the country, where fighting is most severe, populations have been pushed to the brink of starvation. Tragically, this war in South Sudan is unlikely to end anytime soon. ...
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Sudanese Lost Boy to promote refugee cause as UNHCR High Profile Supporter
UNHCR, 09 Mar 2015
Hollywood actor and model Ger Duany, one of the thousands of orphaned or separated Lost Boys forced to flee Sudan during the 1983-2005 civil war, on Monday was named as a high profile supporter of the UN refugee agency at a film screening in Nairobi. "I am honoured to be recognized as a supporter...
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February New Fighting Sends Surge of Refugees to Sudan's Border Region
Voice of America, 28 Feb 2015
Fighting in the war-torn Nuba mountains in Sudan has led to an increase in the number of Sudanese refugees fleeing to South Sudan in the last month. In addition to an estimated 1.4 million internally displaced people, South Sudan is also now home to around 250,000 Sudanese....
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South Sudan: Fighting a measles outbreak in Yida refugee camp
MSF, 13 Feb 2015
Since the end of November, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams in the Yida refugee camp, in South Sudan’s Unity State, have been responding to spike in measles cases that is primarily affecting the young....
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