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35,200 Individuals
Registered Refugees
Base Layer

Population


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Registered Refugees

254,867


Households*

67,531


Last Updated 22 Feb 2015


Source - UNHCR

  Estimated Population by Date

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  Breakdown by Location

Region Current Total    
133,416
31,785
Individuals
Households
52.3 %
90,658
22,972
Individuals
Households
35.6 %
18,595
8,265
Individuals
Households
7.3 %
9,859
3,842
Individuals
Households
3.9 %
2,339
667
Individuals
Households
0.9 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total    
232,350
59,873
Individuals
Households
91.2 %
15,573
5,191
Individuals
Households
6.1 %
4,900
1,754
Individuals
Households
1.9 %
2,044
713
Individuals
Households
0.8 %

   Latest Documents

  Highlights

UNHCR's Representative for South Sudan visited Unity State along with South Sudan's Commissioner for Refugee Affairs to look into Ajuong Thok's expansion.
13 Feb 2015
UNHCR organized a donor briefing in Juba to provide an update on the refugee operations in South Sudan and share UNHCR's vision and priorities for 2015.
11 Feb 2015
UNHCR supported the visit of US Bureau of Population, Refugee and Migration (BPRM) in Yei and Yambio aiming at monitoring and reviewing BPRM-funded programmes.
02 Feb 2015
4,000 new arrivals fled to South Sudan from Sudan's South Kordofan and Blue Nile since 23 December 2014. This represents an increase of 100% compared to 2013.
31 Jan 2015
In January UNHCR, in partnership with DRC and ACTED, completed the construction of 3,359 shelters for refugees and host communities in Maban County.
31 Jan 2015

  News

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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A Boy Named Boat
UNHCR, 06 Feb 2015
Even before the civil war, giving birth in South Sudan was a risky affair. Martha delivered her son on a crowded ferry while fleeing attackers....
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Fresh fighting over past month forces 3,000 to flee Sudan's Nuba Mountains
UNHCR, 30 Jan 2015
The UN refugee agency on Friday reported that fresh fighting in Sudan's Nuba Mountains has led to an increase in the number of people fleeing to South Sudan in the past month. ...
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Children in Charge
UNHCR, 19 Jan 2015
Fighting in South Sudan has separated families and orphaned children. Meet four teenagers who are raising younger siblings on their own....
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Escaping War, Time and Again
UNHCR, 29 Dec 2014
Generation after generation, families in South Sudan face a recurring tragedy – fleeing conflict and returning home, only to flee again....
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