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35,200 Individuals
Registered Refugees
Base Layer

Population


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Registered Refugees

270,767


Households*

71,087


Last Updated 31 Mar 2016


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  Estimated Population by Date

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  Breakdown by Location

Region Current Total    
132,883
31,288
Individuals
Households
49.1 %
105,584
26,888
Individuals
Households
39 %
20,403
8,807
Individuals
Households
7.5 %
9,488
3,437
Individuals
Households
3.5 %
2,409
667
Individuals
Households
0.9 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total    
248,504
64,052
Individuals
Households
91.8 %
16,017
5,022
Individuals
Households
5.9 %
4,357
1,392
Individuals
Households
1.6 %
1,889
621
Individuals
Households
0.7 %

   Latest Documents

  Highlights

In Gorom camp, UNHCR partner ACROSS conducted a training for 210 farmers on harvest and post-harvest handling, plants management and disease identification.
30 Mar 2016
In Makpandu camp, UNHCR and partner World Vision International began distribution of second-hand clothes for some 3,500 refugees
28 Mar 2016
In Maban County, local authorities opened a newly constructed road, funded by UNHCR, connecting host community villages to services in Yusuf Batil refugee camp.
23 Mar 2016
In Ajuong Thok camp, UNHCR began constructing a new primary school to help decrease classroom congestion, bringing the number of primary schools to four.
21 Mar 2016
In Maban camps, UNHCR and partner Save the Children carried out a training for 20 police officers on child rights and legal instruments for child protection.
18 Mar 2016

  News

Food insecurity drives more South Sudanese to Sudan
UNHCR, 29 Mar 2016
GENEVA, March 29 (UNHCR) – Increased food insecurity in South Sudan – caused by the ongoing conflict and deteriorating economic conditions – is driving an increasing number of people to seek refuge in neighbouring Sudan, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has warned. Heightened food insecurity a...
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South Sudan fighting forces thousands to flee to CAR, Uganda and DRCongo
UNHCR, 11 Mar 2016
Fighting in previously peaceful areas of South Sudan's Western Equatoria state continues to force thousands of people to flee into the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Uganda and even the volatile Central African Republic. We hope to gain access next week to an estimated 7,000 South Sudane...
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Thousands are fleeing South Sudan's new rebellion
Newsweek, 03 Mar 2016
One evening while he was still celebrating the birth of his first son a week earlier, Philip Bati answered a knock on the door at home in the South Sudanese city of Yambio. Expecting well-wishers, Bati instead found men with guns on his doorstep demanding money. It had been an expensive week sinc...
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UNHCR distributes food and non-food items to IDPs in S. Sudan’s Yambio
Sudan Tribune, 03 Mar 2016
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has started distribution of food and non-food items to thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the South Sudan’s western town of Yambio in former Western Equatoria state. The relief items include blankets, plastic sheets, flours,...
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Fresh fighting in South Sudan displaces up to 26,000 people
UNHCR, 19 Feb 2016
Up to 26,000 people are believed to have been displaced by fighting that broke out between ethnic Dinka and Shilluk at a site for internally displaced people in Malakal, South Sudan, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said. The violence erupted in the evening of Wednesday (February 17). A day later, S...
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