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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

726,246


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 15 Jun 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

123,240


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 14 Jun 2016


Source - UNHCR, UNHCR & GOV

Refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan: Total

849,486


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 15 Jun 2016


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

Demography
Male (47.3%) Age (52.7%) Female
9.6% 0 - 4 9.3%
14.7% 5 - 11 13.7%
10% 12 - 17 8.2%
12.4% 18 - 59 20%
0.5% 60 + 1.4%

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

272,261


Last Updated 31 May 2016


Source - UNHCR, u

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  News

A Joyful Graduation Ceremony for Refugees in North Uganda
NRC, 15 Jun 2016
On three consecutive bright mornings in June 2016, South Sudanese refugee and host community youth, with a great deal of excitement, flocked to their respective vocational skill training sites in Nyumanzi, Ayilo II and Ocea. Some of them wore gowns fashioned by their friends in the tailoring class a...
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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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  Live News Feeds

  Highlights

Over 30,000 arrived from South Sudan to Uganda since the beginning of the year.
06 Jun 2016
UNHCR Gambella took part in inter-agency assessment mission to areas affected by the cross-border raid of 15 April by gunmen which left over 200 people killed and over 21,000 displaced. The mission visited Lare Woreda on 21 April.
04 May 2016
Following the road accident in Jewi camp and the violent incidents, UNHCR and other humanitarian workers were forced to withdraw from Jewi, Kule and Tierkidi refugee camps while contact with refugees was done through remote monitoring. Area Security Management Team (ASMT) meetings were held to discuss the insecurity during which appropriate measures were taken including restrictions on movement of UN and other humanitarian agencies.
04 May 2016
UNHCR and other humanitarian workers, vehicles, and offices in Gambella were targeted for attacks on Saturday, 23 April following a road accident in Jewi refugee camp on 21 April which claimed lives of two refugee children. The accident, involving a hired bus of a private contractor and which was driven by an Ethiopian national, subsequently sparked off reprisal killings in the camp leading to loss of 10 lives. The violence spilled over to Gambella town where some people were also killed. An angry mob targeted UN and other humanitarian agencies in Gambella town and also attempted to attack Jewi refugee camp but was prevented from doing so by the Ethiopian Defence Force. The violent security incidents affected service delivery in the camps.
04 May 2016
From interviews conducted by UNHCR on 27 April, refugees in Jewi camp expressed deep regret over the violence in their camp on 21 April and assured that it will never happen again. The camp leadership noted that no road accident had occurred in the camp before since it was established about a year ago and blamed the recent violence in the camp as the work of “criminals in their midst”.
04 May 2016