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Refugees from South Sudan

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Total refugees from South Sudan JSON 
401,594
Last updated 30 Jun 2019
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
Gambela UNHCR 31 Aug 2018
  100.0%
401,594


Population Planning Figure JSON 
485,000
Last updated 31 Jan 2018
Source - UNHCR 
Total refugees from South Sudan - Timegraph JSON 
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    UNHCR Bi-weekly Operational Update 16-31 May 2019

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    This biweekly update provides an overview of key highlights in the Ethiopia Refugee Response during the period 16-31 May 2019.
    Published: 6 June 2019 (1 month ago)
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    UNHCR Bi-weekly Operational Update 1-15 May 2019

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    This biweekly update provides an overview of key highlights in the Ethiopia Refugee Response during the period 1-15 May 2019.
    Published: 21 May 2019 (2 months ago)
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    South Sudan Situation Population Dashboard - 30 April 2019

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    Regional Overview of Population of Concern
    Published: 16 May 2019 (2 months ago)
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    South Sudan RRP – Ethiopia 2018 End Year Infographics

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    One page infographic on the South Sudanese refugee response in Ethiopia in 2018
    Published: 7 May 2019 (2 months ago)
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    South Sudan RRP – Ethiopia 2018 End Year Report

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    Interagency report on the South Sudanese refugee response in Ethiopia in 2018
    Published: 7 May 2019 (2 months ago)
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    South Sudan Situation RRP 2018- Ethiopia Chapter launch PPT

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    A power point presentation prepared for the launch of the Ethiopia Chapter of the South Sudan Situation RRP 2018
    Published: 21 March 2018 (1 year ago)
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    South Sudan Child Protection regional framework 2018

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    South Sudan Child Protection regional framework 2018
    Published: 28 February 2018 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 17 May 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Ethiopia- South Sudan Situation RRP Key response figurest for 2017

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    Ethiopia- South Sudan Situation RRP Key response figurest for 2017
    Published: 31 December 2017 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 15 May 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Ethiopia- South Sudan Situation RRP report for 2017

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    The full end of year report of the Ethiopia part of the South Sudan Situation RRP 2017
    Published: 31 December 2017 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 15 May 2018 (1 year ago)
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    South Sudan Situation Population Dashboard - 30 April 2019

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    Regional Overview of Population of Concern
    Published: 16 May 2019 (2 months ago)
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    South Sudan Situation Population Dashboard - 31 March 2019

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    Regional Overview of Population of Concern
    Published: 16 April 2019 (3 months ago)
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    South Sudan Situation Population Dashboard - 28 February 2019

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    Regional Overview of Population of Concern
    Published: 14 March 2019 (4 months ago)
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    South Sudan Situation Population Dashboard - 31 December 2018

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    Regional Overview of Population of Concern
    Published: 17 January 2019 (6 months ago)
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    South Sudan Situation Population Dashboard - 30 November 2018

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    Regional Overview of Population of Concern
    Published: 18 December 2018 (7 months ago)
    Uploaded: 18 December 2018 (7 months ago)
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    South Sudan Situation Population Dashboard - 30 April 2019

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    Regional Overview of Population of Concern
    Published: 16 May 2019 (2 months ago)
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    South Sudan Situation Population Dashboard - 31 March 2019

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    Regional Overview of Population of Concern
    Published: 16 April 2019 (3 months ago)
    Uploaded: 16 April 2019 (3 months ago)
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    South Sudan Situation Population Dashboard - 28 February 2019

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    Regional Overview of Population of Concern
    Published: 14 March 2019 (4 months ago)
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    South Sudan Situation Population Dashboard - 31 December 2018

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    Regional Overview of Population of Concern
    Published: 17 January 2019 (6 months ago)
    Uploaded: 17 January 2019 (6 months ago)
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    South Sudan Situation Population Dashboard - 30 November 2018

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    Regional Overview of Population of Concern
    Published: 18 December 2018 (7 months ago)
    Uploaded: 18 December 2018 (7 months ago)
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    2018 South Sudan RRP Inter-Agency Funding Snapshot Dec 2018

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    Final 2018 South Sudan RRP Inter-Agency Funding Snapshot.
    Published: 16 January 2019 (6 months ago)
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    RRRP 2017 South Sudan Situation Mid Year Update Ethiopia at a glance

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    RRRP 2017 South Sudan Situation Mid Year Update Ethiopia at a glance
    Published: 16 October 2017 (1 year ago)
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    RRRP 2017 South Sudan Situation Mid Year Update Regional level at a glance

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    RRRP 2017 South Sudan Situation Mid Year Update Regional level at a glance
    Published: 16 October 2017 (1 year ago)
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    South Sudan Regional Refugee Response Plan Funding snapshot as of 1 June 2017

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    South Sudan Regional Refugee Response Plan Funding snapshot as of 1 June 2017
    Published: 1 June 2017 (2 years ago)
    Uploaded: 13 June 2017 (2 years ago)
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    Ethiopia Funding update

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    Ethiopia Funding update
    Published: 16 September 2016 (2 years ago)
    Uploaded: 16 September 2016 (2 years ago)
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    Summary Conclusions on the Dissemination of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the South Sudan conflict.

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    Summary of the conclusions on the meeting between South Sudanese refugees and parties to the South Sudan conflict on the dissemination of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in...
    Published: 4 September 2018 (10 months ago)
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    Workshop-Supporting the energy needs of refugees and host communities in Gambella, Ethiopia

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    The workshop deliberated on the collection and use of woodfuel, on supporting energy access to refugees and host communities and restoring the echosystem
    Published: 23 March 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Gambella Task Force Meting Minutes November 2017

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    These are the minutes of the Task Force meeting at Gambella level-one of UNHCR's key coordination forums in the country
    Published: 21 March 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Gambella Task Force Meting Minutes August 2017

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    These are the minutes of the Task Force meeting at Gambella level-one of UNHCR's key coordination forums in the country
    Published: 21 March 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Gambella Task Force Meting Minutes September 2017

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    These are the minutes of the Task Force meeting at Gambella level-one of UNHCR's key coordination forums in the country
    Published: 21 March 2018 (1 year ago)
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    South Sudan RRP – Ethiopia 2018 Mid-Year Report

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    Interagency report on the South Sudan refugee response in Ethiopia in 2018
    Published: 1 October 2018 (9 months ago)
    Uploaded: 1 October 2018 (9 months ago)
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    Presentation at the official launch of the Ethiopia Country Refugee Response Plan 2019-2020

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    The Ethiopia Country Refugee Response Plan (ECRRP) 2019-2020 defines the collective response of a total of 54 organizations in support of all registered refugee population groups in the country. The ...
    Published: 1 February 2019 (5 months ago)
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    Ethiopia Country Refugee Response Plan 2019-2020

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    The Ethiopia Country Refugee Response Plan (ECRRP) 2019-2020 defines the collective response of a total of 54 organizations in support of all registered refugee population groups in the country. The ...
    Published: 29 January 2019 (5 months ago)
    Uploaded: 29 January 2019 (5 months ago)
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    South Sudan RRP – Ethiopia 2018 Mid-Year Infographics

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    One page infographic on the South Sudan refugee response in Ethiopia in 2018
    Published: 1 October 2018 (9 months ago)
    Uploaded: 1 October 2018 (9 months ago)
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    South Sudan RRP – Ethiopia 2018 End Year Infographics

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    One page infographic on the South Sudanese refugee response in Ethiopia in 2018
    Published: 7 May 2019 (2 months ago)
    Uploaded: 7 May 2019 (2 months ago)
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    South Sudan RRP – Ethiopia 2018 End Year Report

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    Interagency report on the South Sudanese refugee response in Ethiopia in 2018
    Published: 7 May 2019 (2 months ago)
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    2019-2020 South Sudan Regional RRP - At a Glance Overview (Revised May 2019)

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    Revised overview of the regional refugee response for 2019-2020
    Published: 18 December 2018 (7 months ago)
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    South Sudan Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP) 2019-2020 (Revised May 2019)

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    Revised Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP) 2019-2020
    Published: 18 December 2018 (7 months ago)
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    South Sudan RRP – Ethiopia 2018 Mid-Year Report

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    Interagency report on the South Sudan refugee response in Ethiopia in 2018
    Published: 1 October 2018 (9 months ago)
    Uploaded: 1 October 2018 (9 months ago)
  • Refugees Livelihoods and Economic Inclusion Xchange, 5 March 2019

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    Economic Inclusion of Refugees
    Published: 14 March 2019 (4 months ago)
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    Casual Nutrition Analysis in Kule and Pugnido I camps June 2018

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    Presentation of the results of a casual nutrition analysis conducted in Kule and Pugnido camps, in the Gambella Region
    Published: 30 June 2018 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 5 November 2018 (8 months ago)
  • Including refugees in national systems: Examples from Ethiopia

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    An article published in the May 2018 edition of Open Access Government depicting the the expansion of a water scheme in Itang, Gambella Region, benefiting both refugees and host communities.
    Published: 2 May 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Evaluation-UNHCR's L3 emergency response in Ethiopia & Uganda

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    UNHCR's evaluation report on its response to the L3 South Sudanese refugee emergency in Ethiopia and Uganda since the declaration of the emergency in February 2014
    Published: 21 March 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Standardized, expanded Nutrition Survey 2017

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    It is an annual standardized, expanded nutrition survey report covering all seven refugee camps under UNHCR's Sub-Office Gambella
    Published: 21 March 2018 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR Bi-weekly Operational Update 1-15 May 2019

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    This biweekly update provides an overview of key highlights in the Ethiopia Refugee Response during the period 1-15 May 2019.
    Published: 21 May 2019 (2 months ago)
    Uploaded: 21 May 2019 (2 months ago)
  • Regional South Sudan Situation Update August 2018

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    A monthly Regional Update for the South Sudan Situation compiled in Nairobi with inputs from all countries hosting refugees from South Sudan
    Published: 31 August 2018 (10 months ago)
    Uploaded: 10 October 2018 (9 months ago)
  • Regional South Sudan Situation Update May-June 2018

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    A monthly Regional Update for the South Sudan Situation compiled the Regional Service Centre with inputs from all countries hosting refugees from South Sudan
    Published: 31 July 2018 (11 months ago)
    Uploaded: 12 September 2018 (10 months ago)
  • Regional South Sudan Situation Update May-June 2018

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    A monthly Regional Update for the South Sudan Situation compiled the Regional Service Centre with inputs from all countries hosting refugees from South Sudan
    Published: 30 June 2018 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 12 September 2018 (10 months ago)
  • Regional South Sudan Situation Update April 2018

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    A monthly Regional Update for the South Sudan Situation compiled the Regional Service Centre with inputs from all countries hosting refugees from South Sudan
    Published: 30 April 2018 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 24 May 2018 (1 year ago)
  • UNHCR South Sudan Situation Regional Dashboard August 2018

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    Regional overview of population of concern of the South Sudan Situation
    Published: 31 August 2018 (10 months ago)
    Uploaded: 10 October 2018 (9 months ago)
  • UNHCR South Sudan Situation Regional Dashboard April 2018

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    Regional overview of population of concern of the South Sudan Situation
    Published: 30 April 2018 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 24 May 2018 (1 year ago)
  • Assosa Inter-agency coordination meeting Presentation- October 2017

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    One of the powerpoints presented to the Assosa inter-agency coordination forum in October 2017
    Published: 21 March 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Overall Refugee population in Gambella, Ethiopia as of 26th February 2016

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    Published: 2 March 2016 (3 years ago)
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    Overall Refugee population in Gambella, Ethiopia as of 12th February 2016

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    Published: 18 February 2016 (3 years ago)
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    RRP Financial Information - Ethiopia (2019)
    $352,260,597
    Total appeal
    Date of Funding Data 15 July 2019 (6 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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