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Refugees from South Sudan

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Total refugees from South Sudan JSON 
377,815
Last updated 30 Sep 2021
Source - UNHCR 

   Ethiopia - pre-15 December 2013 figure

Pre-15 December caseload may change due to registration, births, deaths and departures. As of 15 December, the figure of pre-influx refugees (and asylum-seekers) was 53,925
Breakdown by district JSON 
Location name Source Data date Population
Benishangul-Gumuz UNHCR 30 Sep 2021
  6.4%
24,362
Gambela UNHCR 30 Sep 2021
  92.3%
348,592
SNNPR UNHCR 30 Sep 2021
  1.3%
4,861

Population Planning Figure JSON 
307,648
Last updated 31 Aug 2019
Source - UNHCR 
Total refugees from South Sudan - Timegraph JSON 
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    2020 Year End Report for the South Sudan Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP)

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    Publish date: 1 October 2018 (3 years ago)
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    Publish date: 7 May 2019 (2 years ago)
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    Publish date: 7 May 2019 (2 years ago)
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    Publish date: 18 December 2018 (2 years ago)
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    Publish date: 21 March 2018 (3 years ago)
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    Publish date: 28 July 2021 (2 months ago)
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    UNHCR Biweekly Operational Update 21 August 2020

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    This biweekly update provides key developments taking place in the Ethiopia refugee operation during the period specified in the title bar above
    Publish date: 21 August 2020 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR Biweekly Operational Update 08 August 2020

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    This biweekly update provides key developments taking place in the Ethiopia refugee operation during the period specified in the title bar above
    Publish date: 8 August 2020 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR Biweekly Operational Update 14 July 2020

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    This biweekly update provides key developments taking place in the Ethiopia refugee operation during the period specified in the title bar above
    Publish date: 15 July 2020 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR Biweekly Operational Update 17 June 2020

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    This biweekly update provides key developments taking place in the Ethiopia refugee operation during the period specified in the title bar above
    Publish date: 19 June 2020 (1 year ago)
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    Publish date: 15 July 2020 (1 year ago)
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    Benishngul-Gumuz Region Situational Update June 2020

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    A quarterly situational update on the refugee operation in the Benishangul-Gumuz Region of Ethiopia, highlighting key areas of UNHCR and partners' interventions in sectors such as Protection, Health, ...
    Publish date: 15 July 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 29 July 2020 (1 year ago)
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    Publish date: 1 February 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 7 February 2020 (1 year ago)
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    Benishngul-Gumuz Region Situational Update January 2020

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    Publish date: 28 January 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 28 January 2020 (1 year ago)
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    Publish date: 23 January 2020 (1 year ago)
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    Publish date: 20 October 2020 (11 months ago)
    Create date: 20 October 2020 (11 months ago)
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    Publish date: 18 December 2019 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 19 December 2019 (1 year ago)
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    Publish date: 31 August 2018 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 10 October 2018 (3 years ago)
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    Publish date: 30 April 2018 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 24 May 2018 (3 years ago)
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    Publish date: 21 March 2018 (3 years ago)
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    Publish date: 2 March 2016 (5 years ago)
    Create date: 2 March 2016 (5 years ago)
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    RRP Financial Information - Ethiopia (2021)
    $278,042,999
    Total appeal
    Date of Funding Data 13 October 2021 (4 days ago)
      Highlights
    ECHO - The South and South-East of Ethiopia are affected by serious drought due to the fourth consecutive failed rainy season.
    01 Mar 2018
    On 16 June, the Day of the African Child was commemorated in all South Sudanese refugee camps in Gambella region. Children’s activities to mark the day included: songs, cultural show, football and volleyball matches.
    21 Jul 2016
    Both refugees and members of host communities participated in activities to commemorate World Refugee Day on 20 June, which focused on promoting peaceful coexistence among refugees and between refugees and their host community. The main event in Gambella region took place at Tierkidi camp. There were also activities in the other five South Sudanese refugee camps in the region.
    21 Jul 2016
    World Vision Ethiopia on 28 June started the handover of Kule refugee camp permanent water supply system to the International Rescue Committee (IRC).
    21 Jul 2016
    In Tierkidi camp, various religious denominations (Presbyterian, Catholic, Nazarene, Seventh Day Adventist, and Evangelical Covenant Churches) held general “prayers for peace” in response to recent fighting in Juba. Various speakers at the event, which was held on 15 July urged compatriots to strive for peace with statements such as: “let us start peace at home; war kills our children; where there is love and forgiveness there will be no revenge and hatred etc”. Generally, refugees considered the development in Juba as a major setback to their hopes of returning home in the near future.
    21 Jul 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
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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 difficul... Read more

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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 sh... Read more

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    South Sudan to mark 4th anniversary with more than 2.25 million displaced, continued conflict

    UNHCR, 07 Jul 2015

    In South Sudan, which on Thursday this week will mark its 4th anniversary of independence, refugee and internally displaced numbers have continued to rise. As of today, more 730,000 people have fled to neighbouring countries and some 1.5 million people have become internally displaced. In addition, ... Read more

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    Almost 60 million people forced to flee their homes as UNHCR marks World Refugee Day 2015

    UNHCR, 18 Jun 2015

    As the UNHCR prepares to mark World Refugee Day on 20 June, the agency’s report, released today, shows that worldwide displacement from wars, conflict, and persecution is at the highest levels we have recorded, and accelerating fast. UNHCR’s new annual Global Trends report shows a sharp escalation ... Read more

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    South Sudan fighting triggers new displacement, including into neighbouring countries

    UNHCR, 04 Jun 2015

    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 2 June 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Heavy fighting in South Sudan's Unity and Upper Nile states over the last two months has displaced more than ... Read more

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