South Sudan

Total population: 11,300,000 people

UNFPA, as of Aug. 2014

Conflict: 1,345,300 internally displaced

As of Sep. 2014

 

Disasters: 115,783

Newly displaced in 2013

114,467 refugees

Originating from country, UNHCR, as of Jan. 2014

2014 | Overview

South Sudan: greater humanitarian and development efforts needed to meet IDPs’ growing needs

IDMC highlights the deteriorating situation for more than a million IDPs in South Sudan and the numerous challenges they face.

South Sudan | Summary

South Sudan: Internal displacement in brief

There were at least 383,000 people displaced by violence and human rights violations in South Sudan as of the end of 2013.

2014 | Human Rights Mechanism

Oral statement to the 27th session of the UN Human Rights Council on South Sudan

IDMC Analyst gave a statement to the UN Human Rights Council on the situation of internally displaced people (IDPs) in South Sudan

2014 | Publication

The domino effect: why a wide lens is needed to address displacement in central Africa

The briefing paper highlights need to take into account regional dynamics in central Africa and to provide more timely funding and explores potential areas for cross-border learning.

The Kampala Convention

The Kampala Convention is an historic milestone. The first of its kind in the world, the Kampala Convention is a regional instrument that binds governments to provide legal protection for the rights and well-being of those forced to flee inside their home countries due to conflict, violence, natural disasters, and other human rights abuses.

2013 | Briefing Paper

South Sudan: Out of crisis, an opportunity?

Two years after South Sudan's independence, the scale and seriousness of the country's internal displacement situation is often under-reported

Latest from Sub-Saharan Africa

Oral statement to the 27th session of the UN Human Rights Council on South Sudan
24 September 2014 |South Sudan |Human Rights Mechanism
IDMC and Refugees International share concerns and recommendations at the UPR outcome of DRC
18 September 2014 |Democratic Republic of the Congo |Blog Post
As DRC ratifies the Kampala Convention, IDMC asks: What difference will it make?
24 July 2014 |Democratic Republic of the Congo |Blog Post
Workshop on durable solutions in Mali
23 July 2014 |Mali |Publication
The domino effect: why a wide lens is needed to address displacement in central Africa
21 July 2014 |Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, Sudan |Publication

Latest from IDMC

Human Rights Mechanism

Oral statement to the 27th session of the UN Human Rights Council on South Sudan

South Sudan
24 September 2014

Blog Post

IDMC and Refugees International share concerns and recommendations at the UPR outcome of DRC

Democratic Republic of the Congo
18 September 2014

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