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35,200 Individuals
Registered Refugees
Base Layer

Population


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Registered Refugees

259,796


Households*

66,648


Last Updated 31 Jul 2016


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  Estimated Population by Date

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  Breakdown by Location

Region Current Total    
135,614
31,602
Individuals
Households
52.2 %
97,981
26,089
Individuals
Households
37.7 %
15,033
5,230
Individuals
Households
5.8 %
8,750
3,059
Individuals
Households
3.4 %
2,418
668
Individuals
Households
0.9 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total    
238,636
59,962
Individuals
Households
91.9 %
14,726
4,585
Individuals
Households
5.7 %
4,528
1,462
Individuals
Households
1.7 %
1,878
616
Individuals
Households
0.7 %
19
15
Individuals
Households
0 %
3
3
Individuals
Households
0 %
3
2
Individuals
Households
0 %
2
2
Individuals
Households
0 %
1
1
Individuals
Households
0 %

   Latest Documents

  Highlights

UNHCR deployed an emergency team in Wau to look into the protection needs of vulnerable IDPs following the June 24 violence, which displaced tens of thousands.
30 Jun 2016
In Pochalla, UNHCR carried out a distribution of non-food items for some 625 Ethiopian refugee families for the first time since 2009.
29 Jun 2016
In Doro camp, UNHCR partner Danish Refugee Council distributed plastic sheets and mosquito nets to more than 8,600 refugee families.
29 Jun 2016
In Lasu settlement, UNHCR officially opened 3 early child development centers to provide children with learning and play opportunities.
24 Jun 2016
In Ajuong Thok camp, UNHCR partners IRC and DRC began distributing seeds and agricultural tools to some 5,000 refugee families.
21 Jun 2016

  News

Government committed to standing With Refugees
Radio Miraya, 22 Jun 2016
The government says it is committed to meeting its international obligation to host refugees. South Sudan is home to more than 272,000 refugees. 90% of the refugee population are Sudanese fleeing fighting and unrest in South Kordofan and Blue Nile States. The bulk of these are settled in camp...
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UNHCR decries death of refugees in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State
Sudan Tribune, 04 Jun 2016
The United Nations Refuge Agency (UNHCR) said it deeply saddened by the tragic death of a refugee and two local South Sudanese who sustained fatal injuries during an incident in Upper Nile’s Doro refugee camp on Monday. Although the agency said its staff were gathering details on the circumstan...
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Looking beyond ‘quick-fix’ solutions, UN agencies help South Sudan refugees become self-sufficient
UN News Centre, 02 Jun 2016
Two United Nations agencies have joined forces to distribute seeds and agricultural tools to 200,000 refugees and their host communities across South Sudan, helping them become more self-sufficient in a country facing a serious food crisis. This year, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Re...
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Five years into southern Sudan conflict, refugees still flee
UNHCR, 02 Jun 2016
After five years of war in southern Sudan, thousands of refugees are continuing to flee, placing further pressure on already strained resources in neighbouring South Sudan, the UN Refugee Agency said today. June 5 marks the 5th anniversary of the conflict in Sudan’s South Kordofan state. So fa...
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UNHCR and FAO help vulnerable refugees and South Sudanese families strengthen their food security
UNHCR, 02 Jun 2016
The UN Refugee Agency and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations have distributed seeds and agricultural tools to 200,000 refugees and their host communities across South Sudan to help them become more self-sufficient in a country facing a serious food crisis. Assessments have...
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