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35,200 Individuals
Refugees from South Sudan in Ethiopia: Post 15 Dec 2013
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Population


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Refugees from South Sudan in Ethiopia: Post 15 Dec 2013

226,189


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 19 Aug 2016


Source - UNHCR, UNHCR & GOV

Refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan in Ethiopia: Pre 15 Dec 2013

55,153


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 19 Aug 2016


Source - UNHCR, UNHCR & GOV
Ethiopia - pre-15 December 2013 static figure
Pre-15 December caseload may change due to registration, births, deaths and departures. As of 15 December, the figure of pre-influx refugees (and asylum-seekers) was 53,925

Refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan in Ethiopia: Total

281,342


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 19 Aug 2016


Source - UNHCR, UNHCR & GOV

Demography
Male (43.8%) Age (56.2%) Female
10.3% 0 - 4 10%
15.7% 5 - 11 15.4%
8.8% 12 - 17 7.7%
8.6% 18 - 59 21.8%
0.4% 60 + 1.2%

Population Planning figure

340,000


Last Updated 18 Sep 2015


  Refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan in Ethiopia: Total

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  Breakdown by Settlement

Settlement Current Total    
63,220
n/a
Individuals
Households
22.5 %
54,982
12,793
Individuals
Households
19.5 %
49,624
12,074
Individuals
Households
17.6 %
42,774
9,218
Individuals
Households
15.2 %
16,633
n/a
Individuals
Households
5.9 %
16,603
n/a
Individuals
Households
5.9 %
9,138
n/a
Individuals
Households
3.2 %
6,120
431
Individuals
Households
2.2 %
4,523
n/a
Individuals
Households
1.6 %
4,488
n/a
Individuals
Households
1.6 %
4,085
n/a
Individuals
Households
1.5 %
2,869
n/a
Individuals
Households
1 %
1,588
n/a
Individuals
Households
0.6 %
1,534
n/a
Individuals
Households
0.5 %
1,470
n/a
Individuals
Households
0.5 %
1,014
n/a
Individuals
Households
0.4 %
412
n/a
Individuals
Households
0.1 %
243
n/a
Individuals
Households
0.1 %
15
3
Individuals
Households
0 %
7
6
Individuals
Households
0 %
n/a
n/a
Individuals
Households
0 %
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Households
0 %
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  Highlights

On 16 June, the Day of the African Child was commemorated in all South Sudanese refugee camps in Gambella region. Children’s activities to mark the day included: songs, cultural show, football and volleyball matches.
21 Jul 2016
Both refugees and members of host communities participated in activities to commemorate World Refugee Day on 20 June, which focused on promoting peaceful coexistence among refugees and between refugees and their host community. The main event in Gambella region took place at Tierkidi camp. There were also activities in the other five South Sudanese refugee camps in the region.
21 Jul 2016
World Vision Ethiopia on 28 June started the handover of Kule refugee camp permanent water supply system to the International Rescue Committee (IRC).
21 Jul 2016
In Tierkidi camp, various religious denominations (Presbyterian, Catholic, Nazarene, Seventh Day Adventist, and Evangelical Covenant Churches) held general “prayers for peace” in response to recent fighting in Juba. Various speakers at the event, which was held on 15 July urged compatriots to strive for peace with statements such as: “let us start peace at home; war kills our children; where there is love and forgiveness there will be no revenge and hatred etc”. Generally, refugees considered the development in Juba as a major setback to their hopes of returning home in the near future.
21 Jul 2016
UNHCR Gambella took part in inter-agency assessment mission to areas affected by the cross-border raid of 15 April by gunmen which left over 200 people killed and over 21,000 displaced. The mission visited Lare Woreda on 21 April.
04 May 2016

  News

UNHCR deplores violence in Gambella, applauds Ethiopia’s continued protection of refugees
UNHCR, 26 Apr 2016
Addis Ababa, Tuesday 26th April 2016 UNHCR deplores violence in Gambella, applauds Ethiopia’s continued protection of refugees UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned about the recent violent incidents in and around Gambella town, western Ethiopia, and is calling for calm in this diffic...
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Aiming for the skies, refugee girl must first finish school
UNHCR, 11 Feb 2016
Aiming for the skies, refugee girl must first finish school KULE REFUGEE CAMP, Ethiopia, Feb 11 (UNHCR) – Before the war came and she and her family fled, Nyahok Reath loved watching United Nations aid planes taking off from the airport near her home in South Sudan. The 13-year-old decided ...
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South Sudan to mark 4th anniversary with more than 2.25 million displaced, continued conflict
UNHCR, 07 Jul 2015
In South Sudan, which on Thursday this week will mark its 4th anniversary of independence, refugee and internally displaced numbers have continued to rise. As of today, more 730,000 people have fled to neighbouring countries and some 1.5 million people have become internally displaced. In addition, ...
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Almost 60 million people forced to flee their homes as UNHCR marks World Refugee Day 2015
UNHCR, 18 Jun 2015
As the UNHCR prepares to mark World Refugee Day on 20 June, the agency’s report, released today, shows that worldwide displacement from wars, conflict, and persecution is at the highest levels we have recorded, and accelerating fast. UNHCR’s new annual Global Trends report shows a sharp escalat...
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South Sudan fighting triggers new displacement, including into neighbouring countries
UNHCR, 04 Jun 2015
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 2 June 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Heavy fighting in South Sudan's Unity and Upper Nile states over the last two months has displaced more t...
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