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ARUA. Development partners implementing different projects in the refugee settlements have been tasked to focus their work towards improving refugee livelihoods resulting in self-......
YUMBE. Several pleas have been made to refugees living in Bidibidi settlement in Yumbe district about the need to plant trees to conserve the environment.
ADJUMANI. The state minister for primary health care Dr Joyce Moriku Kaduchu has urged the local community in Adjumani district to embrace the upcoming mass immunization campaign agains....
ADJUMANI. The first deputy Prime Minister of Uganda, Gen. Moses Ali has accused the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) implementing agencies operating in Adjumani..
YUMBE. Local leaders have raised concern over the inadequate number of secondary schools in Bidi bidi refugee camp in Yumbe district.
ADJUMANI. Refugees at Alere settlement in Adjumani district are living in fear of possible cholera outbreak due to low latrine coverage in the camp.
MOYO. Moyo district local government officials have commissioned the Shs900 million projects under Refugees and Host Population Empowerment program (ReHoPe) financed by UNHCR.
MOYO. The Member of Parliament for Obongi County Mr Hassan Kaps Fungaroo has disagreed sharply with Moyo district council over the allocations of refugee emergency programs under United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR).
MOYO. The residents of Obongi County in Moyo district have presented what they termed as ‘their position paper’ on refugee programs in the area to UNHCR country director.
ARUA. Akui Manyok, 14, is a South Sudanese displaced by war from Bor, the main town in Jonglei state.
ARUA. Ms Felicia Ray (not real names) is 18-year old South Sudanese refugee in Ofua III cluster in Rhino Camp Settlement who attempted to kill herself in January this year.
ADJUMANI/MOYO. As the World marked the international refugee day on 20th of June, refugees in Adjumani and Moyo district used the day to appeal for their improved welfare in the settlements.
ARUA. Mr Solomon Osakan, the refugee desk officer at the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) in Arua has urged South Sudan refugees in Imvepi and Rhino Camp settlements to desist from domestic violence.
MOYO. Police in Moyo district has launched investigations into the killing of a South Sudanese refugee in Palorinya settlement, Itula Sub County, Obongi County.
KOBOKO. Located about 15 kilometers East of Koboko Town in Lobule Sub County, Koboko district, Lobule refugee camp is one of the settlement camps hosting Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) refugees in Uganda.
MARACHA. The residents of Maracha district who attended the community dialogue organized by Uganda human rights commission (UHRC) that ended on Friday in Kijomoro sub-county...
MOYO. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has suspended funding to districts that are hosting refugees in Uganda under Refugee and Host Population empowerment program (ReHoPe).
ADJUMANI. United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) country representative to Uganda promises his agency will award more contracts to local companies.
MOYO. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has halted the construction of its regional offices in Metu Sub County, Moyo district.
ADJUMANI. The various refugee settlements in the West Nile region are set to be connected to the national grid for steady and reliable power, officials have said.
YUMBE. It took some time for the residents in Yumbe district to realise the importance of hosting refugees but little did they know that it can contribute to the development of an area.
KOBOKO. Congolese refugees living in Lobule Refugee settlement of Koboko district are calling upon UNHCR and implementing partners to give attention to issues of their welfare.