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35,200 Individuals
Registered Refugees
Base Layer

Population


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Registered Refugees

261,925


Households*

69,362


Last Updated 30 Apr 2015


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  Estimated Population by Date

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  Breakdown by Location

Region Current Total    
134,085
31,876
Individuals
Households
51.2 %
96,487
24,583
Individuals
Households
36.8 %
18,776
8,260
Individuals
Households
7.2 %
10,238
3,976
Individuals
Households
3.9 %
2,339
667
Individuals
Households
0.9 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total    
238,936
61,600
Individuals
Households
91.2 %
16,042
5,304
Individuals
Households
6.1 %
4,900
1,754
Individuals
Households
1.9 %
2,047
704
Individuals
Households
0.8 %

   Latest Documents

  Highlights

The head of UNHCR's Executive Committee, Ambassador Pedro Commissario of Mozambique, paid a visit to South Sudan to express solidarity with refugees and IDPs.
10 Apr 2015
UNHCR organized a one-day visit to Ajoung Thok for representatives of several donor countries, including Canada, Germany, United States and ECHO.
31 Mar 2015
UNHCR and partners constructed two additional learning spaces in Ajuong Thok camp, bringing the number of primary schools to three.
27 Mar 2015
UNHCR and DRC completed the construction of 1,928 transitional shelters in Kaya camp (1,694) and Doro camp (234) out of 3,200 units planned for these camps.
25 Mar 2015
UNHCR has begun verifying the legal status of approximately 3,000 South Sudanese refugees who have returned to Bor from mainly Uganda and Kenya.
15 Mar 2015

  News

Press Release: UNHCR leads relief efforts for wildfire victims in South Sudan’s Ezo County
UNHCR, 07 Apr 2015
JUBA, South Sudan (UNHCR) – The UN Refugee Agency has completed the distribution of non-food items (NFIs) to wildfire victims in Naandi payam (sub-county), Western Equatoria State - refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and host communities. The four-day distribution targeted 66...
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Press Release: UNHCR takes donors to Ajuong Thok camp as flow of Nuba refugees continues
UNHCR, 02 Apr 2015
JUBA, South Sudan (UNHCR) – On 31 March, the representatives of several donor countries wrapped up a one-day visit to Unity State’s Ajuong Thok camp, organized by UNHCR. The aim of the visit was to show solidarity with the refugees and for donors to appreciate the impact on existing resources an...
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UNHCR convoys stockpile supplies in South Sudan before rain blocks roads
UNHCR, 01 Apr 2015
JUBA, South Sudan, 1 April (UNHCR) – Trucks from the UN Refugee Agency have been moving steadily along the difficult roads of South Sudan in an operation to stockpile relief supplies for 238,000 refugees before the onset of the rainy season in May makes the route impassable for the next six months...
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Pee-powered Toilet to be tested in South Sudan’s refugee camps
Sci.Dev.Net, 11 Mar 2015
UK anti-poverty charity Oxfam, whose researchers are working with those from UWE on the project, say the technology would reduce the threat of rape that many women face in refugee camps. Oxfam hopes to deploy the urinals in South Sudanese camps within six months....
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South Sudan: A Nation Uprooted
Refugee International, 11 Mar 2015
Since December 2013, conflict in South Sudan has forced 2 million people from their homes. In the north of the country, where fighting is most severe, populations have been pushed to the brink of starvation. Tragically, this war in South Sudan is unlikely to end anytime soon. ...
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