Posted by: APO | 16 September 2016

UNHCR Briefing Notes – The Number of South Sudanese Refugees reaches 1 Million Mark

The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in neighbouring countries has this week passed the 1 million mark, including more than 185,000 people who have fled since fresh violence erupted in the country in Juba on July 8. With this milestone, South Sudan joins Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia as countries which have produced more than a million refugees. Most of the recent arrivals have crossed… Read more on


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