Moyo District Local Government has been tasked to conduct a mini
Environmental Impact Assessment on land in Lama, where refugees will be
In May, the Refugee Desk Officer Titus Jogo revealed that refugees
would be resettled at Lama in Moyo Sub-County by June 1st after Moyo
lost the rights over refugees in Palorinya to Obongi.
Speaking on Friday during a follow-up meeting on clearance of Lama
for refugee settlement, Jogo disclosed that the settlement could not be opened
that time because there was no Environmental Impact Assessment report on the
Jogo emphasizes that Environmental Assessment Impact report is
very critical for refugee operations.
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Jogo asked the District Local Government to expedite the Impact
Martina Azireyo, the Secretary for Gender, Community Based
Services and Refugee Affairs said ownership of the land in question and negative
attitude of some residents to co-exist with refugees require further
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The Head of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees sub-office
in Moyo District Theresa Ongaro applauded Moyo District for continuing to offer
land to settle the refugees.
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Lama Refugee settlement is
expected to become operational in September 2019.