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35,200 Individuals
Refugees from South Sudan: Post 15 Dec 2013
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Refugees from South Sudan in Congo (Democratic Republic): Post 15 Dec 2013

82,564


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 31 Aug 2017


Source - Government, UNHCR

Refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan in Congo (Democratic Republic): Pre 15 Dec 2013

1,788


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 31 Jul 2017


Source - UNHCR

Refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan in Congo (Democratic Republic): Total

84,352


Last Updated 31 Aug 2017


Source - Government, UNHCR

Demography
Male (47.7%) Age (52.3%) Female
10.8% 0 - 4 11.2%
13.6% 5 - 11 13.6%
7% 12 - 17 7.4%
14.9% 18 - 59 18.8%
1.3% 60 + 1.2%

  Refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan in Congo (Democratic Republic): Total

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Population Planning figure

105,000


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 30 Jun 2017


Source - UNHCR

  Total Refugees

Region Current Total    
43,342
n/a
Individuals
Households
51.4 %
40,906
n/a
Individuals
Households
48.5 %
49
n/a
Individuals
Households
0.1 %
49
n/a
Individuals
Households
0.1 %
6
n/a
Individuals
Households
0 %

   Latest Documents

Report Date: 31/10/2017
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UNHCR DRC Monthly Statistics - South Sudanese Refugees - October 2017
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Report Date: 31/10/2017
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UNHCR DRC Emergency Update on SSD Refugee Situation - October 2017
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Report Date: 30/09/2017
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UNHCR DRC Statistic Report - South Sudanese Refugees - September 2017
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Report Date: 30/09/2017
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UNHCR DRC Emergency Update on SSD Refugee Situation - September 2017
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  Highlights

To accommodate the current influx of South Sudanese refugees at Meri site (150/day), construction of 3 hangars or 150 individual shelters per week is necessary.
27 Mar 2017
Refugees arriving from South Sudan in DRC mentioned destruction of fields, burning of houses, fear to be killed as reasons for flight.
12 Mar 2017
National Commission for Refugees (CNR) organized the first convoy from the border locality of Kurukwata to Meri site with 59 South Sudanese refugees.
10 Mar 2017
Ten new hangars were set up at Meri site to host new arrivals with a capacity of 500 people.
05 Mar 2017
The weekly average of arrivals for the month of February was around 1,500, a significant increase compared to the month of January (250 arrivals per week).
28 Feb 2017

  News

Refugee crisis in South Sudan now world’s fastest growing
UNHCR, 17 Mar 2017
GENEVA – Driven by fresh fighting, horrendous acts of violence and facing drought and famine, thousands of people are fleeing South Sudan, making it the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis. Total displacement from South Sudan into the surrounding region has now reached 1.6 million people, ...
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