South Sudan + 6 more

South Sudan UNHCR Operational Update (16 - 30 September 2018)

Situation Report
Originally published


20 Families reunified in Western Equatoria

1,110 metres Of new water pipeline and distribution networks extended in Pamir

4,889 Refugees reached with hygiene and sanitation messages in Central Equatoria



300,137 Refugees inside South Sudan as of 30 September 2018.

1.84 million IDPs in South Sudan including 197,996 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites as of 14 September 2018.

US $782.7 million Funding requested by UNHCR for the South Sudan Situation in 2018.


Achievements and Impact

Central Equatoria

■ In Yei, UNHCR in collaboration with the South Sudan’s Commission for Refugee Affairs (CRA) verified 1,422 Sudanese and Congolese refugees using the newly implemented Biometric Identity Management System (BIMS) on 17 September 2018.

■ A total of 617 students in Yei town were verified for protection interventions.

Western Equatoria

■ UNHCR registered 106 new arrivals and reunified 20 families in Makpandu refugee settlement


■ In Jamjang, UNHCR registered 153 (45 women, 108 men) newly arrived refugees from South Kordofan, Sudan. This is a decrease of 62% when compared to the same period last year.

■ 340 refugees were relocated to from Yida to the Jamjang camps (50 - Ajuong Thok refugee camp, 290 – Pamir refugee camp). Among them, 229 were new arrivals while 111 were Yida residual refugees.

■ UNHCR partner International Rescue Committee (IRC) supported ten new cases of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV). Since January 2018, 360 survivors have been supported (131 - Pamir, 51 - Yida, 178 - Ajuong Thok).