South Sudan UNHCR Operational Update 22/2017, 16-30 November 2017

from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 30 Nov 2017 View Original



281,642 Refugees in South Sudan as of 30 November 2017.

1.86 million IDPs in South Sudan including 209,898 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites as of 22 November 2017

US $883.5 million Funding requested by UNHCR for the South Sudan Situation in 2017.

Operational Context


Achievements and Impact

  • In all refugee camps and internally displaced persons (IDPs) sites across South Sudan, UNHCR and its partners commemorated the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence with a series of activities including processions, dissemination of key messages on ending child marriage, drama performances, sports and song singing that call to take action on Elimination of Violence against Women and highlight the importance of education for both girls and boys. The 16 Days of Activism campaign runs from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and ends on 10 December with observance of the Human Rights Day.