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35,200 Individuals
Registered Refugees
Base Layer

Population


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Registered Refugees

261,925


Households*

69,371


Last Updated 30 Apr 2015


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  Estimated Population by Date

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  Breakdown by Location

Region Current Total    
134,085
31,876
Individuals
Households
51.2 %
96,487
24,583
Individuals
Households
36.8 %
18,776
8,260
Individuals
Households
7.2 %
10,238
3,985
Individuals
Households
3.9 %
2,339
667
Individuals
Households
0.9 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total    
238,936
61,600
Individuals
Households
91.2 %
16,042
5,304
Individuals
Households
6.1 %
4,900
1,754
Individuals
Households
1.9 %
2,047
713
Individuals
Households
0.8 %

   Latest Documents

  Highlights

Since early April, UNHCR facilitated 110 satellite phone calls between IDPs living in Wau POC and their relatives displaced elsewhere in South Sudan.
30 Apr 2015
In Lasu settlement, UNHCR and partners started a mass immunization campaign against measles. By the end of April, 2,029 refugees were vaccinated.
30 Apr 2015
UNHCR issued asylum certificates to 507 individuals residing at the Protection of Civilian sites in Juba, originating mainly from Somalia, Eritrea and Ethiopia.
30 Apr 2015
UNHCR teamed up with UNMAS to provide mine risk education training to 150 internally displaced South Sudanese living at the Wau POC.
29 Apr 2015
A team from the US Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration carried out monitoring mission in Maban refugees camps in coordination with UNHCR.
29 Apr 2015

  News

Press Release: UNHCR leads relief efforts for wildfire victims in South Sudan’s Ezo County
UNHCR, 07 Apr 2015
JUBA, South Sudan (UNHCR) – The UN Refugee Agency has completed the distribution of non-food items (NFIs) to wildfire victims in Naandi payam (sub-county), Western Equatoria State - refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and host communities. The four-day distribution targeted 66...
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Press Release: UNHCR takes donors to Ajuong Thok camp as flow of Nuba refugees continues
UNHCR, 02 Apr 2015
JUBA, South Sudan (UNHCR) – On 31 March, the representatives of several donor countries wrapped up a one-day visit to Unity State’s Ajuong Thok camp, organized by UNHCR. The aim of the visit was to show solidarity with the refugees and for donors to appreciate the impact on existing resources an...
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UNHCR convoys stockpile supplies in South Sudan before rain blocks roads
UNHCR, 01 Apr 2015
JUBA, South Sudan, 1 April (UNHCR) – Trucks from the UN Refugee Agency have been moving steadily along the difficult roads of South Sudan in an operation to stockpile relief supplies for 238,000 refugees before the onset of the rainy season in May makes the route impassable for the next six months...
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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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