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Inter-Agency Appeal for South Sudanese Refugees, January - December 2014

Regional Overview
On 15th December 2013, violence broke out in South Sudan’s capital Juba and quickly spread to other locations in the country. Since the beginning of the crisis, seven out of the country’s ten states have been affected by the continuing internal conflict with Central Equatoria, Jonglei, Lakes, Unity and Upper Nile states being the hardest hit. Almost 705,800 people have been internally displaced across the country, including 74,000 seeking shelter in the compounds of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) bases. Externally, another 204,469 have sought asylum in the neighbouring countries, in particular Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda.

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Original Publication Date: 
12 Mar 2014
Document type: 
South Sudan
Humanitarian Financing
Internally Displaced People (IDPs)