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  • A Joyful Graduation Ceremony for Refugees in North Uganda

    news NRC, 15 Jun 2016 (6 years ago )
    On three consecutive bright mornings in June 2016, South Sudanese refugee and host community youth, with a great deal of excitement, flocked to their respective vocational skill training sites in Nyumanzi, Ayilo II and Ocea. Some of them wore gowns fashioned by their friends in the tailoring class a...
  • UNHCR decries death of refugees in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State

    news Sudan Tribune, 04 Jun 2016 (6 years ago )
    The United Nations Refuge Agency (UNHCR) said it deeply saddened by the tragic death of a refugee and two local South Sudanese who sustained fatal injuries during an incident in Upper Nile’s Doro refugee camp on Monday. Although the agency said its staff were gathering details on the circumstance...
  • Looking beyond ‘quick-fix’ solutions, UN agencies help South Sudan refugees become self-sufficient

    news UN News Centre, 02 Jun 2016 (6 years ago )
    Two United Nations agencies have joined forces to distribute seeds and agricultural tools to 200,000 refugees and their host communities across South Sudan, helping them become more self-sufficient in a country facing a serious food crisis. This year, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Re...
  • Five years into southern Sudan conflict, refugees still flee

    news UNHCR, 02 Jun 2016 (6 years ago )
    After five years of war in southern Sudan, thousands of refugees are continuing to flee, placing further pressure on already strained resources in neighbouring South Sudan, the UN Refugee Agency said today. June 5 marks the 5th anniversary of the conflict in Sudan’s South Kordofan state. So far ...
  • UNHCR and FAO help vulnerable refugees and South Sudanese families strengthen their food security

    news UNHCR, 02 Jun 2016 (6 years ago )
    The UN Refugee Agency and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations have distributed seeds and agricultural tools to 200,000 refugees and their host communities across South Sudan to help them become more self-sufficient in a country facing a serious food crisis. Assessments have...
  • UNHCR provides basic needs to Sudanese refugees in South Sudan

    news Sudan Tribune, 07 May 2016 (6 years ago )
    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said it has been providing basic needs to Sudanese refugees fleeing to South Sudan due to conflict in the neighbouring country. In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune, UNHCR said it has also reached up to 1,200 vulnerable internally disp...
  • UNHCR deplores violence in Gambella, applauds Ethiopia’s continued protection of refugees

    news UNHCR, 26 Apr 2016 (6 years ago )
    Addis Ababa, Tuesday 26th April 2016 UNHCR deplores violence in Gambella, applauds Ethiopia’s continued protection of refugees UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned about the recent violent incidents in and around Gambella town, western Ethiopia, and is calling for calm in this difficul...
  • UN Agencies Concerned About Limited Funding To Assist South Sudanese Refugees In Sudan

    news WFP, UNHCR, UNICEF, 25 Apr 2016 (6 years ago )
    KHARTOUM – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today expressed deep concern at funding shortfalls which could affect the assistance that is being provided to South Sudanese refugees i...
  • South Sudan refugee outflow grows as relief funds lag

    news UNHCR, 19 Apr 2016 (6 years ago )
    GENEVA, April 19 (UNHCR) – A combination of new fighting in previously peaceful areas, food insecurity and severe humanitarian funding shortages continue to cause a sharp worsening of the situation in South Sudan for many civilians. Recent fighting between government and opposition forces in West...
  • The British Football Premier League comes to Kakuma

    news UNHCR, 07 Apr 2016 (6 years ago )
    Premier Skills, a joint football program by the English Premier League and the British Council was in Kakuma from 21 to 23 March. The mission led by the Director of the British Council Kenya office met sports coaches from refugee and host community and conducted training sessions with them. They als...