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

1,221,987


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 19 Feb 2017


Source - UNHCR, UNHCR & GOV, SRCS, UNHCR and Government (OPM), WFP, Government (OPM), RIMS System, COR and HAC, COR and UNHCR, IOM and HAC, IOM and UNHCR, UNHCR and SRCS

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

115,687


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 06 Feb 2017


Source - UNHCR, UNHCR & GOV

Refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan: Total

1,337,674


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 19 Feb 2017


Source - UNHCR, UNHCR & GOV, SRCS, UNHCR and Government (OPM), WFP, Government (OPM), RIMS System, COR and HAC, COR and UNHCR, IOM and HAC, IOM and UNHCR, UNHCR and SRCS

Demography
Male (46.4%) Age (53.6%) Female
9.3% 0 - 4 9%
14.9% 5 - 11 14.1%
10% 12 - 17 8.5%
11.7% 18 - 59 20.5%
0.5% 60 + 1.5%

Population Planning figure

1,658,000


Last Updated 01 Jan 2017


Source - UNHCR

  Refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan: Total

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Refugees in South Sudan

262,560


Last Updated 31 Dec 2016


Source - UNHCR, u, UNHCR`

   Latest Documents

  Highlights

Over 131,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Sudan in 2016. This brings the cumulative total to 297,168 since the start of the emergency in December 2013.
09 Jan 2017
Over 760,000 South Sudanese refugees have fled South Sudan in 2016. The South Sudan refugee crisis is now the largest refugee situation on the continent.
31 Dec 2016
On 1 September, an MoU was signed between UNHCR and Sudan’s Commissioner of Refugees (COR) to guide the protection and assistance of South Sudanese refugees.
02 Sep 2016
Recent fighting has led to more than 37,000 South Sudanese refugees fleeing to Uganda, more than arrived in the first 6 months of 2016.
26 Jul 2016
New arrivals in Uganda report that armed militias are burning down homes, murdering civilians and forcibly recruiting young men and boys in to their ranks.
26 Jul 2016

  News

South Sudan fighting sees more refugees fleeing into Uganda than in the first 6 months of 2016
UNHCR, 26 Jul 2016
Fighting in South Sudan that broke out on 8 July between rival factions loyal to Salva Kiir and Riek Machar has to date forced 37,491 people to flee the country to Uganda. To put this in context: In the past three weeks there have been more refugee arrivals in Uganda than in the entire first six mon...
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UNHCR warns South Sudanese refugees need urgent aid
Press TV, 26 Jul 2016
An estimated 26000 South Sudanese refugees have crossed into Uganda following political tensions and armed conflict in their country. The United Nations refugee officials say more people are arriving in Uganda on a daily basis while the country has difficulty providing them with ample food and shelt...
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Over 26,000 people flee to Uganda to escape uncertainty in South Sudan
UNHCR, 22 Jul 2016
housands of people continue to flee uncertainty and fighting in South Sudan. Since fighting erupted on July 7 between forces loyal to President Kiir and First Vice President Machar, 26,468 people have crossed into Uganda’s northern region, including 24,321 in the previous six days alone. The influ...
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Thousands flee to Uganda after South Sudan flare-up
UNHCR, 19 Jul 2016
Nearly 3,000 people fleeing the latest flare-up in South Sudan crossed into Uganda over the weekend and more are expected while tension remains high in the region, the UN refugee agency said today. On Friday and Saturday, 1,326 South Sudanese entered Uganda and a further 1,633 on Sunday. This bro...
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Agencies launch revised appeal for South Sudan refugees amid concerns the numbers could pass the 1 million mark this year
UNHCR, 15 Jul 2016
The population of South Sudanese refugees in the region could pass the 1 million mark this year if cross-border displacement trends continue, according to Ann Encontre, Regional Refugee Coordinator for the South Sudan situation. Launching the revised appeal of USD 701 million in Nairobi today, ...
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