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

506,563


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 27 Feb 2015


Source - UNHCR, UNHCR & GOV, SRCS

Refugees from South Sudan in neighbouring countries: Pre 15 Dec 2013

131,464


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 27 Feb 2015


Source - UNHCR, UNHCR & GOV

Refugees from South Sudan in neighbouring countries: Total

638,027


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 27 Feb 2015


Source - UNHCR, UNHCR & GOV, SRCS

Demography
Male (44.7%) Age (55.3%) Female
11.9% 0 - 4 11.7%
14.8% 5 - 11 13.9%
8.5% 12 - 17 7.1%
8.9% 18 - 59 21.4%
0.5% 60 + 1.2%

Population Planning figure

625,000


Last Updated 01 Jan 2015


Source - UNHCR

  Refugees from South Sudan in neighbouring countries: Total

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Refugees in South Sudan

254,867


Last Updated 22 Feb 2015


Source - UNHCR

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Crown Princess of Denmark meets South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia
UNHCR, 16 Feb 2015
Crown Princess of Denmark meets South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia Tierkidi refugee camp, Ethiopia-16 February 2015 (UNHCR)- The Crown Princess of Denmark, Her Royal Highness Mary Donaldson, visited Tierkidi refugee camp in western Ethiopia, home to nearly 50,000 refugees who fled the on-going co...
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UNHCR welcomes the registration of South Sudanese citizens in Khartoum
UNHCR, 04 Feb 2015
Khartoum, Sudan, 4 February 2015 (UNHCR): The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Sudan welcomes the commencement of the registration and documentation exercise of South Sudanese citizens in Sudan on 1 February 2015. This follows on the signing of the Memorandum o...
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Wrestling for Peace
UNHCR, 15 Jan 2015
Barefoot and bare-chested, Athong Mayen crouches close to the ground, scoops up a handful of dirt and tosses it into the air – hoping to intimidate a man he has only just met. The two strangers have a score to settle, but it’s all in good fun. As refugees from South Sudan, they are engaging i...
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South Sudanese seek a chance to get on with life without fear
By Karen Ringuette in Adjumani District, Uganda, 20 Nov 2014
News Stories, 3 November 2014 ADJUMANI DISTRICT, Uganda, November 3 (UNHCR) – Peter sat in the shade of a large tree in northern Uganda's Adjumani district, still terrified that the violence he and his family left behind will catch up with them once again. "Sometimes my mind thinks maybe someon...
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UNHCR starts relocation of 15,000 stranded South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia
By Reath Riek at Matar Way Station and Sulaiman Momodu at Itang Transit Centre, Ethiopia, 20 Nov 2014
News Stories, 18 November 2014 MATAR WAY STATION, Ethiopia, November 18 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency has begun relocating nearly 15,000 South Sudanese refugees who had been stranded for a few months at a way station in western Ethiopia after the refugee camp where they were due to live was f...
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The Crown Princess of Denmark, Her Royal Highness Mary Donaldson, visited Tierkidi refugee camp in western Ethiopia, home to nearly 50,000 refugees who fled the conflict in South Sudan.
16 Feb 2015
UNHCR South Sudan at a glance. Despite the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, there are 247,281 recognized refugees in South Sudan as of 01 December 2014. The Sudanese who are mainly found in Unity and Upper Nile State make up 91 % of the total refugee population. The DR Congolese, Ethiopians and refugees from the Central African Republic are mainly in Central and Western Equatoria, with some Ethiopians also living in Jonglei State. Most refugees were recognized prima facie after mass arrival.
16 Dec 2014
In Kakuma the 16 Days of Activism against Child Marriage and Gender Based Violence drew to a close on 10th December 2014, which is also Human Rights Day.
15 Dec 2014
As at 4th December 2014, Kakuma had received 44,457 asylum seekers from South Sudan. This brings the total camp population to 179,218.
08 Dec 2014
As at 26th November 2014, Kakuma had received 44,282 asylum seekers from South Sudan. This brings the total camp population to 179,126.
28 Nov 2014