Ethiopia has a long standing history of hosting refugees. The country maintains an open door policy for refugee inflows and allows humanitarian access and protection to those seeking asylum on its territory. The South Sudanese are the largest refugee population in Ethiopia, totalling 422,240 as of 31 August 2018.
Most of them reside in refugee camps in the Gambella region: Pugnido , Nguenyyel, Jewi, Okugo, Kule e Tierkidi. The Nguenyyiel Refugee Camp is the newest and largest camp, hosting (April 2019) 74,095 people.
Number of Refugees in Gambela
Country of Origin of Refugees in Ethiopia