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10:57
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Uganda Not Doing Enough to Monitor Refugee Aid-Onek unhcr 1 4

The Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees Hillary Onek has said the country has not done enough to monitor refugee funding coming from donors.
07:50
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Refugee Response to Improve After Verification – Partners unhcr 2 1

The Office of the Prime Minister explains that 158,000 of the refugees initially on record are in unknown places, 34,000 are reported to have returned home, and 9,000 registered more than once. Another 3,000 were reported as deceased, 1,400 were Ugandans registered as refugees, and 55,000 are living in urban centers, away from the camps.
13:40
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Solidarity Summit on Refugees: NGOs Biggest Beneficiaries south sudan 2 1 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.
18:35
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Minister Onek Asks Donors To Stop Funding Chaos In Uganda museveni 1

Hilary Onek says if donors fund chaos in the country, refugees from neighboring countries will not have a safe haven
18:51
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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.
09:39
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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.
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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
07:51

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.
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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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UNHCR's Grandi Appeals for Peace in Great Lakes drc refugees 1

Grandi however, notes that although Uganda has been able to demonstrate that refugees can live within host communities and be allowed to cultivate their own food, such support could over stretch services among host communities. He notes that the patience of local communities should not overly be tested but should be made to benefit from refugee presence in their areas.
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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.
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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US Commends Uganda on Refugees unhcr

Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States will continue to assist Ugandas efforts to build peace and security within the region by supporting the African Union Mission in Somalia and helping to address the ongoing threat posed by the Lords Resistance Army.
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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.
11:02
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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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South Sudanese Refugees Hits 30,000 Mark opm

Dr. Sam Omara, the head of the OPM Resource Center, says their offices in Adjumani, Arua and Kiryadongo districts have been receiving refugees each day since July 07th when fighting broke out in Juba.
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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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Human Rights Watch to Uganda: Request Rwanda to Return Joel Mutabazi uganda government 1

Now, Human Rights Watch has urged Uganda to request Rwanda to hand over Mutabazi so that proper procedures are followed to extradite him to Rwanda.
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