Refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan in Ethiopia Total 323,144

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The number of refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan in Ethiopia has totaled 323,144, data last updated by the UNHCR on November 11, 2016.

On average, 600 individuals arrived on a daily basis from 3 September to 7 November 2016. 64% of the total registered new arrivals are children, including 8,004 unaccompanied and separated children.The new arrivals, mostly originating from the Upper Nile State (80%) and Jonglie State (17%), reported to have fled from insecurity and food shortage in neighboring South Sudan.