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35,200 Individuals
Registered Refugees
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Population


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Registered Refugees

265,296


Households*

69,784


Last Updated 31 Jul 2015


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  Estimated Population by Date

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  Breakdown by Location

Region Current Total    
134,435
31,577
Individuals
Households
50.7 %
100,707
26,049
Individuals
Households
38 %
18,894
8,280
Individuals
Households
7.1 %
8,921
3,211
Individuals
Households
3.4 %
2,339
667
Individuals
Households
0.9 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total    
243,819
62,901
Individuals
Households
91.9 %
14,987
4,653
Individuals
Households
5.6 %
4,619
1,622
Individuals
Households
1.7 %
1,871
608
Individuals
Households
0.7 %

   Latest Documents

Report Date: 01/07/2015
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5 country reports on Child Protection were produced for the South Sudan regional refugee crisis during May-July 2015, elaborated by interagency teams members of the Regional Child Protection Network.
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  Highlights

UNHCR facilitates access to fistula treatment for 17 refugees from across South Sudan at Wau Teaching Hospital, in coordination with UNFPA.
21 Aug 2015
UNHCR and partner ACROSS conducted village-to-village “Come back to School” campaign targeting 2,200 registered pupils to sit for end of term two examinations.
21 Aug 2015
At Makpandu and Ezo refugee settlements, UNHCR and partners organized a 3-day training workshop on SGBV prevention and response for more than 50 participants.
19 Aug 2015
UNHCR and Samaritan’s Pursue kicked off a week-long eye care campaign at Maban County Hospital to provide eye care services for refugee and host communities.
19 Aug 2015
UNHCR conducted a two-day training on refugee protection and refugee rights for 9 police officers and staff members of Commission for Refugee Affairs.
15 Aug 2015

  News

UNHCR delivers relief to 25,000 displaced people in South Sudan
UNHCR, 14 Aug 2015
MARIDI, SOUTH SUDAN, Aug 14 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency has completed distribution of emergency relief items to an estimated 25,000 internally displaced people (IDP), many of whom lost almost everything they had in recent violence, in South Sudan's Western Equatoria state. The aid operation...
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UNHCR Commends Western Equatoria’s Hospitality
Gurtong, 14 Aug 2015
YAMBIO, 14 August, 2015 [Gurtong] – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) country representative Ahmed Warsame told the press that Western Equatoria State is one of the states in the country that are hosting several refugees who have fled their homes as a result of the confli...
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South Sudan: refugee exodus continues
Deutsche Welle, 14 Aug 2015
For many thousands of South Sudanese, home is now a camp where they live either as internally displaced persons (IDPs) in their own country or abroad, mainly inEthiopia, Sudan, Uganda and Kenya as refugees. Latest figures from the UN's refugee agency UNHCR put the number of refugees outside South...
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3,400 refugees receive digital identity cards in Western Equatoria
UNHCR via Reliefweb, 31 Jul 2015
JUBA, South Sudan (July 31) - This month UNHCR and South Sudan’s Commission for Refugee Affairs (CRA) jointly issued and distributed some 3,400 digital identity cards to refugees in Western Equatoria. This includes nationals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Central African Republic wh...
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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien Remarks to the Press, Juba, South Sudan
Reliefweb, 25 Jul 2015
Juba, South Sudan, 25 July 2015 Today I conclude my four-day visit to South Sudan where I had the opportunity to see for myself the impact of the devastating crisis. This is my first visit to South Sudan since I began my role as the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency R...
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