United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), also known as The UN Refugee Agency is a United Nations agency mandated to protect and support refugees at the request of a government or the UN itself and assists in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country. Its headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland and is a member of the United Nations Development Group. The UNHCR has won two Nobel Peace Prizes, once in 1954 and again in 1981
Including 65,500 at UNMISS compounds
Sudan-This is an estimate, which also includes nomadic groups. Out of these 10,000, 1,371
individuals have been confirmed refugees by the Government of Sudan.
Map Sources: UNCS, UNHCR.
The boundaries and names shown and the designations used on this map do not imply official
endorsement or acceptance by the United Nations. Final boundary between the Republic of Sudan and
the Republic of South Sudan has not yet been determined. Final status of the Abyei area is not yet
determined. Creation date: 16 Jan 2014.