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


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Refugees from South Sudan: Post 15 Dec 2013

711,960


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 29 Apr 2016


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

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

123,330


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 29 Apr 2016


Source - UNHCR, UNHCR & GOV

Refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan: Total

835,290


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 29 Apr 2016


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

Demography
Male (47.2%) Age (52.8%) Female
9.1% 0 - 4 8.9%
14.6% 5 - 11 13.7%
10.1% 12 - 17 8.4%
12.8% 18 - 59 20.3%
0.6% 60 + 1.5%

Population Planning figure

806,000


Last Updated 09 Nov 2015


Source - UNHCR

  Refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan: Total

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Refugees in South Sudan

270,767


Last Updated 31 Mar 2016


Source - UNHCR, u

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  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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UN Agencies Concerned About Limited Funding To Assist South Sudanese Refugees In Sudan
WFP, UNHCR, UNICEF, 25 Apr 2016
KHARTOUM – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today expressed deep concern at funding shortfalls which could affect the assistance that is being provided to South Sudanese refuge...
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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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Regional emergencies push Uganda's refugee hosting to breaking point
UNHCR, 21 Dec 2015
KAMPALA, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) – Three emergencies in Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) and South Sudan have push the number of refugees and asylum seekers in Uganda to astronomical levels, forcing the east African country to look up to donors for support. Uganda is currently host to ...
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Refugee Haven, Kampala has become a global example of how best to help people who flee their home country
Independent news, 03 Aug 2015
Uganda is a developing country with meagre resources but despite that, the country is leading the way in terms of refugee response. For this, says Charlie Yaxley, the UNHCR Associate External Relations Officer in Kampala, Uganda deserves special praise. “Uganda has a unique policy towards refugees...
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  Highlights

A cross-border raid in Gambella region on Friday, 15 April by armed men said to be from the Murle ethnic group in South Sudan left over 200 people dead, 108 children reportedly kidnapped and dozens of people wounded. The Ethiopian government Disaster Prevention and Food Security Agency (DPFSA) said no South Sudanese refugee was affected by the raid, which was unprecedented as it was well-coordinated and happened at various locations at the same time. Over 21,000 people were reportedly displaced by the raid.
21 Apr 2016
The Ethiopia refugee agency and UNHCR are registering over 400 new South Sudanese refugee arrivals at Okugo Refugee Camp in Gambella region. The new arrivals entered Ethiopia through Raad entry point following intra-ethnic conflict in Pochalla, South Sudan. New arrivals continue. The intra-ethnic fighting reportedly broke out on 21 March in Pochalla town between Pochalla North and Pochalla South Anuak community and the fighting spread to nearby towns.
21 Apr 2016
For better protection and humanitarian assistance, UNHCR, in collaboration with partners, is undertaking a shelter addressing exercise in all the six refugee camps in Gambella region. The exercise, which started on 7 March, involves marking of shelters using permanent paint indicating the plot address. The address with make it easier to locate refugees and improve on provision of services and assistance. About 20,000 transitional shelters and 38,000 emergency shelters/tents are being marked with addresses during the exercise.
15 Apr 2016
In early April, the Gambella region in western Ethiopia experienced a relatively high number of new South Sudanese arrivals into the region, crossing to Okugo refugee camp through the Raad corridor. Since 5 April 2016, more than 300 new arrivals have been registered by the Administration for Refugee and Returnee Affairs (ARRA) with support from UNHCR. Dozens of Unaccompanied and Separated children were among the new arrivals. Most of them said they trekked in the jungle for about two weeks before arriving in Okugo. UNHCR and partners have provided the refugees with basic assistance including corn soya blend (CSB) to children, plastic sheets, mosquito nets, blankets, sleeping mats and water jerry cans at the camp. The new arrivals fled intra-ethnic clashes in Ponchalla area which broke out on 21 March in Pochalla town between Pochalla North and Pochalla South Anuak communities and soon spread to nearby towns.
15 Apr 2016
The first pilot biometric food distribution system was successfully completed within 8.5 days in Jewi Refugee Camp. From the total targeted population of 48,639 persons, 37,403 persons were able to collect food ration using the Biometrics system showing a 23% no show rate. Additional tests will be undertaken in the coming two months to draw a clear trend within which the construction of the two biometrics food centres in Jewi camp would have been completed.
15 Apr 2016