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19:03
19:03

3,500 South Sudan Refugees Enter Northern Uganda in Two Months 1

Latest statistics shared by UNHCR on December 5th reveals a total of 1,387 refugees crossed from South Sudan into northern Uganda as of November 30th. Some 2,167 crossed in the region as of October 31st this year.
16:11
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CARITAS Introduces Solar Cookstoves to Refugees in Uganda 1 3

CARITAS Uganda says accessing such biomass is often unsafe and environmentally unsustainable as most of the staple foods distributed to refugees – beans and peas - require a considerable time and fuel to cook. It says that in order to save on firewood, people living in camps often undercook their food, skip meals, sell or barter their food rations for fuelwood.
14:30
14:30

South Sudan Refugees in Uganda Hold Prayers For Peace Talks 2

Ali Fanuel, an urban refugee in Gulu town, says they are gathering together over the weekend in Bar Dege Division in Gulu Municipality, where majority of urban refugees are located, to seek divine intervention and spiritual guidance to the delegations in the talks.
15:44
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Daily Influx of Refugees Into Uganda Declines unhcr 1 Top story

Daily influx of refugees from South Sudan into Uganda continues to fall sharply over the last seven months. Titus Jogo, the Adjumani district refugee desk officer, says the decline is attributed to improving food security situation in the youngest East African country. He says on average, daily influx stands at 170 refugees compared to more than 500 people who arrived daily between January and May this year.
11:47
11:47

School in Arua Struggles to Host Refugees antonio guterres 3 3

Antonio Guterres, the United Nations Secretary General may have visited Arua last week, but it might take years for Inyau Primary School to benefit from such a high-profile visit. Hosting refugees appears to have had a toll on the school that has only nine teachers taking care of 1,642 pupils. Of these, 1,050 are refugees. Charles Draga, the School head teacher, says the numbers have stretched the meagre resources including the seven classrooms and four toilet facilities.
11:43
11:43

Former Tooro Premier Moves to Sue Govt For Land Grabbing congolese refugees 3 1

Through his lawyer Solomon Webale Araali of KGN Advocates, Stephen Irumba accuses the government of grabbing 200 of his 500 acres of land in Rwentuha Sub County in Kyegegwa district and turning it into a refugee settlement area. In September last year, officials from the Ministry of Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees started settling more than 100 families on the land, a move Irumba says is illegal. This was after the officials surveyed the land and claimed it belonged to the government.
12:54
12:54

South Sudan Refugees Clash at Imvepi Camp 1 Top story

Clashes started on Sunday when two trucks full of refugees were brought from Palorinya reception centre in Moyo district. According to eyewitnesses, the refugees arrived late at night and were supposed to be offloaded at Imvepi. However, on arrival, when the other tribes realized that the people who were supposed to be dropped there were Dinka, they started pelting the vehicles with stones and other objects.
10:51
10:51

Arua Diocese Opens Special Apostolic Mission for Refugees bishop sabino odoki 3

Bishop Sabino Odoki, the bishop of Arua Diocese says the decision to visit the refugee came directly from the pope who says the president of the academy must share the word of God with the refugees before he departs for Rome.
15:01
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U.S Government Gives UGX 140B For Refugees south sudan war

The funds, which will be channeled through the World Food Programme, will cater for 44,000 metric tonnes of food assistance to those fleeing increased conflict and the deteriorating security situation in South Sudan.
14:48
14:48

Refugee Agencies Explore Alternatives as Funding Sources Dwindle 1 2

Aid agencies operating in refugee camps in Uganda have embarked on livelihood projects in the camps as the food situation and funding sources dwindle.
09:14
09:14

100,000 Civilians Trapped in Yei, South Sudan south sudan crisis

Civilians seeking safety from raids flee to Yei, joining tens of thousands there with no means to leave as military operations continue.
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South Sudan Refugees Hit 1 Million Mark south sudan crisis 1 Top story

Most of these are women and children who include survivors of violent attacks, sexual assault, children that have been separated from their parents or traveled alone, the disabled, the elderly and people in need of urgent medical care.
10:14
10:14

Police Maintains Deployment at Uganda- South Sudan Entry Points 3 1

Solomon Osakan, the Arua desk officer, Office of the Prime Minister says all refugees are first screened at the reception center before they are registered and transferred to the camps.
16:13
16:13

Lamwo District Offers Land for Refugee Reception Centre 3 1

Lamwo district has offered two separate pieces of land for the establishment a reception centre for refugees flocking in from South Sudan.
10:35
10:35

15,000 South Sudanese Refugees Missing In Adjumani - New Report south sudan war

At least 15,000 registered South Sudanese refugees have gone missing from refugee camps in Adjumani district.
10:23
10:23

Japan Donates US$4m to UNHCR Uganda Office south sudan

The Japanese government has donated 4 million dollars to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), to assist the Government to manage the welfare of South Sudanese Refugees. Announcing the assistance at the Prime Ministers\' office, the Japanese Ambassador to Uganda Junzo Fujita said that the South Sudanese refugees are facing untold suffering in refugee camps due to lack of funds by the UNHCR.
12:22
12:22

Number of South Sudan Refugees Entering Uganda Drops 1

The number of refugees entering into Uganda has decreased in the last four days with reception centres and refugee camps receiving between only 10 to 50 refugees daily.
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