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09:41
09:41

Refugees Abandon Plots in Nakivale over Poor Social services 4 1

Lachin Hasanova, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Head of Field Office at Nakivale notes that the settlement has inadequate social services. Hasanova explains that unlike the base camp at Nakivale which has adequate services, Rubondo Zone lacks some of the essential services among others electricity and a stable telecommunication network.
19:06
19:06

Water Crisis Hits Nakivale Refugee Settlement 7 2

The most affected is Rubondo zone in Nakivale refugee settlement, which is home to hundreds of new refugees. Women and children form most of the queues at the five water points that supply water from Lake Nakivale.
08:15
08:15

Nakivale Settlement Camp Registers Increase of Malnutrition, Anaemia Among Refugees 3 1

According to Medical Teams International, the cases of acute Malnutrition have increased from 1.8% in 2019 to 2.8% in 2020 and now stand at 5.7%.
19:17
19:17

Inadequate Funding Affecting Relocation of Refugees to Nakivale Settlement Camp 3 2

The government and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees-UNHCR have since Monday been relocating refugees from the Nyakabande Refugee reception center in Kisoro district who were displaced by fighting between the M23 rebels and DRC soldiers.
10:41
10:41

Verification and Profiling of Refugees Launched in Oruchinga 3 5

The exercise, to be conducted jointly with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees-UNHCR, seeks to ensure that refugees and asylum-seekers are accurately reflected in the system, assist the government to enhance the accuracy of data and ensure that resources reach the intended recipients.
15:03
15:03

Obote’s Chief Bodyguard Returns Home With USD 100 after 50 Years in Exile Teso sub region 5 2

Obodo, then the head of the VIP protection unit at the president's office had been at Kenya's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport awaiting Obote's return from Singapore where he had gone to attend a Commonwealth conference when he learned of a military coup in Uganda.
15:18
15:18

Dry Spell Destroys 100 Acres of Maize Meant for Refugees Adjumani District 1

Titus Jogo, the Refugee Desk Officer for Adjumani district says the plan was beneficiary refugees to either sell or keep the maize to supplement what they receive from the World Food Program.
07:35
07:35

US Mission Supports Refugees, Host Communities to Overcome COVID-19 Effects Covid 19 1

“We have boosted our assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic to address the additional needs of vulnerable refugees and the Ugandan communities that so generously host them,” U.S. Embassy Kampala’s Chargé d’Affaires Christopher Krafft said.
21:30
21:30

Death Toll from Rhino Camp Clashes Rises to 10 1

The clashes escalated when a group of refugee youth's attacked and assaulted a resident from the host community who was grazing in the area promoting revenge attacks that left seven South Sudanese refugees dead with the eighth dying at Arua hospital.
11:59
11:59

Coronavirus a Dire Threat to Refugee Education – UNHCR Report UNICEF 1

The report issued by the UN refugee agency today says half of the world’s refugee children are out of school and may not get back because of the COVID19 pandemic.
17:51
17:51

Less Than Half of All Refugee Children Enrolled in School-UN Agencies

With the rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the needs of refugee children have become even more acute. Meeting those needs is key to safeguarding both their wellbeing today and future potential, the statement notes
13:02
13:02

Number of Suspects in Adjumani Clashes Reaches 19 Josephine Angucia

Now, Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Police spokesperson, says the number of suspects in custody at Adjumani central police station has reached 19.
14:38
14:38

South Sudanese Refugee Population In Lamwo Hits 53,000 Lamwo district 2

Lamwo LC V Chairperson, John Komakech Ogwok has tasked UNHCR and OPM to step up their efforts in ensuring that service delivery in major sectors like health and education is maintained.
13:26
13:26

Lamwo Police Investigates Death of Construction Worker 1

The deceased was identified as Ivan Ahimbisibwe, 24. Ahimbisibwe was part of the workers constructing UNHCR offices in Palabek Kal Sub County, Lamwo district.
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