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22 Aug 2017 description
  • 64.048 nouveaux arrivants de la RCA identifiés par les autorités locales, la Direction Générale de Migration et la Commission Nationale pour les Réfugiés depuis la mi-mai 2017.
  • 5.819 réfugiés rwandais rapatriés en 2017.
  • 616.543 réfugiés et demandeurs d’asile originaires de la République Démocratique du Congo se trouvent en Afrique.

Activités Principales

22 Aug 2017 description
  • 64,048 new arrivals from CAR identified by local authorities, General Direction of Migration and National Commission for Refugees starting from mid-May 2017
  • 5,819 Rwandan refugees repatriated from DRC in 2017
  • 616,543 refugees and asylum-seekers from the Democratic Republic of the Congo in other African countries

Main Activities

20 Aug 2017 description

South Sudan, Burundi and DRC Refugee Response Plans

Key Figures
REFUGEES IN NEED (by end 2017) 1,497,126


960.17 MILLION

673.19 MILLION

215.33 MILLION



19 Aug 2017 description

1,986,025* Total South Sudanese refugees in the region as of 31 July (pre and post Dec 2013 caseload)

560,688* South Sudanese refugee arrivals in 2017, based on field reports as of 31 July

275,187 Refugees in South Sudan and 2 million IDPs as of 31 July

Regional Highlights

19 Aug 2017 description

A la veille de la Journée mondiale de l’aide humanitaire, Filippo Grandi rend hommage aux employés humanitaires qui ont perdu la vie dans l’exercice de leurs fonctions, en venant en aide aux personnes dans le besoin à travers le monde.

Par UNHCR Staff

GENEVE – Le chef du HCR a rendu hommage aujourd’hui « au courage et à la détermination » des travailleurs humanitaires qui risquent leur vie quotidiennement pour apporter une aide aux personnes affectées par les violences à travers le monde, et qui sont souvent eux-mêmes des cibles.

18 Aug 2017 description

On the eve of World Humanitarian Day, Filippo Grandi pays tribute to humanitarians who have lost their lives helping people in need worldwide.

GENEVA – UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi today honoured the “commitment and spirit” of humanitarian workers who daily risk their lives to care for those affected by violence worldwide, and who are often targets themselves.

17 Aug 2017 description

UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, paid his first official visit as High Commissioner to Sudan this week, at a time when refugees continue to flee the brutal conflict in South Sudan. He called on the international community to recognize Sudan’s long-standing tradition of hosting refugees and asked for more support for the country.

17 Aug 2017 description

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is today reiterating its call to the international community for urgent additional support for the South Sudan refugee situation and Uganda in particular, where the number of refugees from South Sudan has now reached 1 million.

Over the past 12 months, an average of 1,800 South Sudanese have been arriving in Uganda every day. In addition to the million there, a million or even more South Sudanese refugees are being hosted by Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Central African Republic.

16 Aug 2017 description


Wau POC area adjacent to UNMISS was established in June 2016, following violence in and around Wau town, making it the most recently established POC in South Sudan. It is also the most congested POC in the country, with registered population of 39,165 IDPs sheltering on just 200,000 m2 of land.

Current priority needs

1 Relocation of IDPs into new extension site
2 Registration of new arrivals
3 Installation of perimeter lights

16 Aug 2017 description

During a visit to Sudan, Filippo Grandi calls on warring parties, regional states and the international community to do more to end the conflict which has uprooted nearly four million people.

By Babar Baloch | 16 August 2017

AL-NAMIR, East Darfur, Sudan - As worsening violence in South Sudan drives ever more men, women and children to run for their lives, the UN Refugee Chief is calling on warring parties, regional states and the international community to look for urgent ways to find peace.

16 Aug 2017 description

There were four admissions today at the CTC as at 5pm, one turned negative for cholera RDT and three turned positive for cholera RDT.

Patient line listed yesterday Nuela Nyanzira comes from K3 protection not K3 Z1 B1.

We had one discharge to the community linked to community health workers.

Details of the discharged patient;

  • Zamniba Eugene K3 protection

Cumulatively we have line listed 106 patients as of 12TH August 2017.

16 Aug 2017 description

Increased influx of new arrivals to South Darfur observed in July.

Acute watery diarrhea outbreaks in East Darfur refugee camps have been contained.

Inter-agency mission visited Al Lait, North Darfur to monitor response, verify new arrivals and identify remaining gaps and needs.

  • 16,172 Total new arrivals in July 2017

  • 176,524 Total new arrivals in 2017 so far

15 Aug 2017 description

Egypt remains a destination and transit country for refugees and asylum-seekers, most of which live in urban areas.

Currently, 208,398 refugees and asylum-seekers of 63 different nationalities are registered with UNHCR Egypt. Over half are from Syria.

27,766 people have registered with UNHCR Egypt since the beginning of 2017; 9,098 registered in May and June alone.


households/cases received multi-purpose cash grants in June 2017

15 Aug 2017 description


and asylum-seekers (all nationalities) registered as of April 2017

Unaccompanied and separated children currently registered

refugees submitted to resettlement countries in 2017

Refugees departed for resettlement in 2017


USD 79.3 M
Requested for the operation in 2017

Funded 18%
Gap 82%


14 Aug 2017 description


La situation sécuritaire dans l’Est (Bangassou, Alindao, Bria et Zemio), et à l’Ouest (Bocaranga,
Ngaounday, Bang) de la République Centrafricaine reste préoccupante. La persistance de quelques poches d’insécurité, a provoqué de nouveaux déplacements de civiles victimes d’attaques de groupes armés. Cependant, une pluie diluvienne s’est abattue sur la ville de Bambari, localité située au centre du pays, provoquant ainsi l’effondrement de 78 maisons dans la ville.

Développements majeurs

11 Aug 2017 description

All figures are displayed in USD

171.7 M required for 2017 including special situations

36.0 M contributions received, representing 21% of requirements

135.7 M overall funding gap for South Sudan