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13:40
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Solidarity Summit on Refugees: NGOs Biggest Beneficiaries south sudan 1 2 Top story

Onek says only China and India fulfilled their pledges and channeled their donations directly to government while the others said they had channeled their support through NGOs.
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Nine Refugees Arrested for Rioting Over Delayed Food Supply unhcr

Over 200 refugees at the camp turned rowdy when a team from the Office of the Prime Minister and the UN refugee agency UNHCR visited the camp for a data verification exercise. The refugees accused humanitarian agencies of delaying their food distribution and starving them.
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Japan Gives UGX 22B for Refugees, Host Communities unhcr

The assistance will be provided as part implementation of the Refugee and Host Population Empowerment ReHoPE strategy, part of the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework and in line with the New York Declaration on Refugees and Migrants.
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UNHCR Scaling Up Support as DRC Violence Drives Thousands into Uganda ntoroko 1 Top story

Babar Baloch, the spokesperson for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR says that the agency is working with partner organizations in western Uganda to support the influx of the refugees, most of who are exhausted, hungry, thirsty, sick, and have fled with few or no belongings.
14:35
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UN Agencies Get UGX 22 Billion for DRC Refugees In Uganda opm 1

The UN World Food Programme WFP will receive USD 500,000 for food and nutrition support for refugees, while the UN Population Fund UNFPA will receive USD 500,000 for the provision of life-saving sexual and reproductive health services including emergency obstetrical and newborn care and response to gender-based violence.
16:44
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Number of DRC Refugees Entering Uganda Drops refugee crisis 1

The number of refugees fleeing the deadly Lendu-Hema conflict in Ituri province in the Democratic Republic of Congo--DRC has drastically reduced, according to United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesUNHCR.
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Refugee Crisis: UNHCR Calls for More Support for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene opm 1 1

UNHCR says it is stretched in areas of health, water and sanitation and Hygiene Wash and nutrition. Rocco Nuri, a UNHCR officer working with Emergencies, says they are overwhelmed, adding that the situation will worsen unless they receive immediate support.
15:56
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Refugee Scam: Donors Threaten to Withhold Funding refugee crisis 1 2

Teresa Ongalo, the Senior Regional Spokesperson UNHCR, says donors have indicated their decision to withhold funding until they are able to verify the number of refugees.
07:51
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Congolese Refugees Reach 43,000 as Tension Continues drc conflict 1

Douglas Asiimwe, the Principle Refugee Protection Officer in the Office of the Prime Minister told URN on phone that 26,900 Congolese refugees have arrived in the country from January this year from Ituri via Lake Albert while another 14,500 crossed from North Kivu to Kisoro and Kanungu districts through the porous borders.
13:31
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DRC Clashes: Over 10,000 Refugees enter Uganda uganda government 1

Over 10,000 refugees fleeing the deadly Lendu-Hema conflict in Ituri province in the Democractic Republic of Congo DRC have so far entered Uganda.
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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.
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Museveni Pushes for Better Roads in Refugee Host Communities united nations 1 Top story

He singled out Moyo-Yumbe-Koboko road in the neighborhood of Bidi Bidi camp, which is home to home to 272,000 refugees in Yumbe district and Kabiingo-Rugaaga-Magabi-Rakai snaking through areas around Nakivale refugee settlement in Isingiro district.
08:05
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Refugees Appeal for More Funding as Services Dwindle juba crisis 4 1

Shortage of food, medical care facilities, education and land for cultivation are some of the stories refugees in Adjumani district tell as a summit in Kampala rallies the world to do more to meet their needs.
06:54
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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.
15:56
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Japan Donates UGX 22 Billion to Support South Sudan Refugees unhcr 3

Japanese Ambassador to Uganda Kazuaki Kameda announced the donation during a press conference held at the Office of the Prime Minister in Kampala today. He stated that the support is meant to support the massive inflow of refugees who are running from fighting, increased violence and famine in South Sudan.
19:24
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US Govt Donates UGX 89 Billion for South Sudan Refugees opm 3

The US Ambassador to Uganda Deborah Malac announced the contribution today in a meeting attended by the Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees Hillary Onek and the United Nations High commissioner for Refugees at the Office of the Prime Minister in Kampala.
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UNHCR Pledges US$ 31m for Refugees in Uganda 1

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda welcomed the funding saying it would make the refugees lives better. He says with enough funding, better services like classrooms, health facilities and also adequate food can be achieved for the refugees.
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Uganda Has Capacity to Handle Refugee Influx - OPM south sudan

Uganda recorded an inflow of 55,920 South Sudan refugees in less than two weeks after fighting erupted between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and First Vice President Riek Machar.
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EAC Integration to Ease Refugee Crisis access to land 3

Professor Tarsis Kabwegyere, the Minister of General Duties in the office of the prime minister, believes the integration of the East African community will improve security in partner states, provide trade and business opportunities and thus address some of the causes of World crisis.
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