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20:13
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Influx of Armed South Sudan Refugees Worries ESO Boss refugees in uganda 2 1

Joseph Ocwet, the Director-General ESO said there is recruitment of Ugandans in refugee settlements to fight the South Sudan war. He also said that hundreds of South Sudan refugees are in possession of guns from South Sudan.
19:29
19:29

EU Gives UGX 12bn to Refugees in Kyaka II, Kyangwali Settlement refugees in uganda 1

The project is expected to benefit 18, 000 individuals from the 3,500 households in the two settlements of Kyaka II and Kyangwali, located in the Kyegegwa and Kikuube districts respectively.
11:56
11:56

UNHCR Needs UGX 1.6 Trillion for Refugees refugees in uganda 1

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees UNHCR needs 1.6 billion shillings to provide for refugees in Uganda in 2019. According to the agencys budget report for 2019, the funds will be channeled to expansion of education services, environmental protection and livelihood programmes.
15:03
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12 Refugees Intercepted in Kotido refugees in uganda 1

Gerald Tumwesigye, the Officer in-Charge Kotido Police Station who led the operation to arrest the refugees, says they were intercepted aboard a Kampala bound Gateway Bus around 4:00am this morning.
09:56
09:56

Violations in S. Sudan Amount to Crimes against Humanity-Report refugees in uganda 1 Top story

The report documents evidence implicating the SPLA in intentionally killing unarmed and fleeing civilians. It shows that People who tried to defend themselves or their families had their eyes gouged out, their throats slit or were castrated. Victims were also forced to engage in unspeakable acts and some, including children were compelled to rape their family members.
08:50
08:50

United States Provided UGX 790 Billion to Uganda's Refugee Response refugee crisis

At least USD 135 million 488 billion Shillings of this was provided by the U.S. Department of States Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR and multiple non-governmental organizations.
16:36
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WFP Runs Out of Food Supplies refugees in uganda 2 1

The United Nations World Food Programme WFP has called upon countries and entities that do not have a history of offering aid to refugees to step on board. WFP says it needs approximately 20 million dollars per month to provide food for refugees. Uganda alone is home to more than 1.2 million refugees, majority of them from South Sudan.
06:54
06:54

Pictorial: A Peek into Ayilo Refugee Settlements juba crisis

In just the past year, the overall refugee population in Uganda has more than doubled from 500,000 to more than 1.25 million making the East African country host to the worlds fastest growing refugee emergency.
09:46
09:46

UNICEF Secures UGX 8 Billion for Refugee Crisis in Uganda severe malnutrition

The contribution will enable UNICEF to provide nutritional screening for all children at refugee entry points, appropriate treatment and care for severely malnourished children, Vitamin A micro-nutrients and deworming medicine for children, and iron/folate supplementation to pregnant and breastfeeding women.
07:55
07:55

UN Chief Calls for Action Ahead of Refugees Solidarity Summit antonio guterres 2

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres arrives in Uganda today for the UN-backed summit to support the more than 1.3 million refugees within Ugandan borders.
11:11
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Refugee Numbers Hit New Unprecedented High – UNHCR refugees in uganda 2 1

The figure comprises refugee numbers, which at 22.5 million are the highest ever seen in history, internal displacement- standing at 40.3 million people and asylum seekers now standing at 2.8 million people.
17:32
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U.S. National Sends Heart Warming Message to President Museveni refugees in uganda 1

Adrienne Douglas wrote a short letter to president Yoweri Museveni thanking him and Ugandans for allowing refugees into Uganda. Douglas, a resident of Claremont, California, stated that the kindness of the president serves as an example to people all over the world.
07:27
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Horrible Attack Drives More South Sudan Refugees to Lamwo unhcr

According to estimates, some 6,000 newly displaced arrived in Lamwo district, northern Uganda last week, after an attack on the town of Pajok, some 15 kilometers across the border, and there are fears that number could rise as fighting is reported in the bordering towns of Magwi and Oboo.
07:10
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Uganda, UNHCR Appeal for Help over South Sudan Refugee Inflow refugees in uganda 1 Top story

Transit and reception facilities are rapidly becoming overwhelmed and there are significant challenges in providing adequate food rations, health and educational services, as well as sufficient clean water. The already dire situation has been further complicated by the onset of heavy rains.
14:06
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OPM to Relocate Refugees from Swampy Areas refugees in uganda 1

The most affected place is Ariwa settlement, part of Bidibidi refugee settlement camp in Yumbe district, where they were taken during the dry season in November and December. However, with the onset of the rainy season, the camp presents another emergency situation for the refugee community.
16:05
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New Refugee Settlement Opened in Arua unhcr

More than 2,000 South Sudanese refugees have already made Imvepi their new home in the last two days. The settlement area is expected to accommodate up to 110,000 new arrivals who will flee to Uganda in the weeks and months ahead.
07:47
07:47

DRC Could Harm Neighbours if Destabilised drc refugees 1

The latest violence in the country was sparked off by a plan to delay the presidential vote until April 2018. Lack of funds to update the existing voter register and the absence of electoral infrastructure was cited as the main reason for the delayed vote.
10:02
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Four OPM Officials Remanded over Refugee Cash Fraud refugees in uganda

In one of the counts, the Inspectorate of Government contends that while employed in their respective capacities between the months of March and May 2014, the suspects connived to divert 360 million Shillings that was meant for the resettlement of refugees.
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Number of South Sudanese Entering Uganda Drops refugees in uganda

Charlie Yaxley, the Associate External Relations Officer of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, says the number of those fleeing violence from Juba has reduced compared to a month ago.
07:12
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Uganda Reduces Food Rations for Refugees amid Funding Crisis refugees in uganda Top story

The reduction of food rations for refugees comes at the backdrop of low levels of funding, together with a large number of new arrivals fleeing to Uganda from South Sudan since 7 July, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR.
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