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  • A new settlement area is to be opened in Yumbe district, and could potentially host up to 100,000 South Sudanese refugees.
    highlight 26 Jul 2016 (6 years ago)
    Uganda / South Sudan - Refugees
  • A newly opened settlement in Imvepi, Arua district, began receiving new arrivals from South Sudan on 21 February.
    highlight 21 Feb 2017 (5 years ago)
    Uganda / South Sudan - Refugees
  • UNHCR, the Government of Uganda and partners are increasing operational capacity in order to provide the new arrivals in Uganda with life-saving assistance.
    highlight 11 Jan 2016 (6 years ago)
    Uganda / South Sudan - Refugees
  • A total of 325 individuals from 52 families were relocated from Rhino Camp Settlement Ocea reception Centre in Arua and allocated plots in Tika II and V village
    highlight 28 May 2015 (7 years ago)
    Uganda / South Sudan - Refugees
  • A new settlement, named Omugo, opens in northern Uganda, with the capacity to hold 40,000 refugees fleeing from South Sudan
    highlight 01 Aug 2017 (5 years ago)
    Uganda / South Sudan - Refugees
  • IFC - Uganda’s refugee market valued at sh1.7 trillion – IFC report. Refugee hosting areas in the West Nile and Southwest region spend over $485m (sh1.7 trillion) per year to purchase consumer goods, according to a study by the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The West Nile region accounts for $246m (sh885b), representing 51%. This is largely driven by the host community's spending, at $201m (sh723b). On the other hand, the Southwest region contributes $239m (49%) to the total. https://www.ifc.org/wps/wcm/connect/8fbe5df0-f2aa-4e40-a28a-8cb7e504edb2/IFC_Uganda+Consumer+and+Market+Study+December+2021.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CVID=nWlm.Ug
    highlight 13 Dec 2021 (9 months ago)
    Uganda
  • A total of 921 individuals are residing at Kabazana Reception Centre.
    highlight 23 Sep 2015 (7 years ago)
    Uganda / Burundi - Refugees
  • An EXCOM donor mission from Geneva visited Uganda to gain a deeper understanding of UNHCR and partners responses to refugee influxes.
    highlight 14 Apr 2016 (6 years ago)
    Uganda / Burundi - Refugees
  • 26 semi-permanent classrooms completed in Imvepi and Rhino camp settlements as part of "Education Cannot Wait" initiative
    highlight 04 Feb 2018 (4 years ago)
    Uganda / South Sudan - Refugees
  • The Office of the Prime Minister succeeded in reducing the biometric registration backlog from 205,929 in January 2017 to 51,272 in December 2017
    highlight 31 Dec 2017 (4 years ago)
    Uganda / South Sudan - Refugees