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JUBA - 2 Jan 2018

Factbox: Protection camp populations in South Sudan

Photo: Protection Site PoC (Radio Tamazuj)
Photo: Protection Site PoC (Radio Tamazuj)

The total number of people seeking protection from United Nations peacekeepers in South Sudan is currently about 209,011, according to figures provided by the UN mission.

The populations by location are as follows:

Juba (UN House PoC 1 and III): 38,113

Bentiu : 112,140

Malakal : 24,424

Bor:  2,545

Wau: 169

The Area Adjacent to UNMISS base in Wau: 31,620

Total: 209,011

Protection camps, known as 'PoC sites', have fluctuated in size since the civil war started in December 2013. These figures as of 21 December 2017 are estimates by UNMISS.