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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

78,987


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 30 Jun 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 30 Jun 2017


Source - UNHCR

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

80,775


Last Updated 30 Jun 2017


Source - Government, UNHCR

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

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Total Refugees

105,000


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 30 Jun 2017


Source - UNHCR

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Report Date: 31/07/2017
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UNHCR Statistical Report on SSD Refugees in DRC
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Report Date: 30/07/2017
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UNHCR update on South Sudanese refugees in DRC
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Report Date: 23/07/2017
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UNHCR update on South Sudanese refugees in DRC
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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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