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  • UNHCR and COR SECURE THE RELEASE OF DETAINED REFUGEES AMID COVID 19 FEARS: To reduce the risk of infection in overcrowded detention sites, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, together with the government’s Commissioner for Refugees (COR) achieved the release from immigration detention in the Sudanese capital Khartoum of Eritrean asylum-seekers for proper registration. They had been in detention for administrative reasons.
    highlight 27 Mar 2020 (3 years ago)
    Sudan Sudan / Eritrea - Asylum-Seekers
  • The Regional Child Protection Network held an Information Sharing Session on Child Protection Responses to the Burundi and South Sudan Crises. The theme was 'The Critical Importance of Child Protection in Refugee Situations'.
    highlight 21 Nov 2018 (5 years ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees / South Sudan - Refugees
  • Since 2014, UNHCR, in partnership with Safe from the Start, an anti-SGBV initiative supported by the US Government, has developed 15 new projects to reduce the risk of SGBV through access to cooking energy and the creation of livelihood opportunities for refugee women.
    highlight 26 Nov 2018 (5 years ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees / South Sudan - Refugees
  • The Government of Uganda, Partners in Development and UN agencies today launched the Health Response Plan that will ensure equitable access to quality health services for hundreds of thousands of refugees and host communities in Uganda.
    highlight 25 Jan 2019 (5 years ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees / South Sudan - Refugees
  • New Global Trends report on the state of the world’s refugees shows displacement continues to rise. In 2018, the world reached yet another tragic milestone. For the first time in recorded history the number of displaced people around the world eclipsed 70 million. By the end of the year, 70.8 million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, or generalized violence.
    highlight 20 Jun 2019 (4 years ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees / South Sudan - Refugees
  • On 30 June, a first case of Ebola was confirmed in Ariwara, Aru Territory, DRC. In order to strengthen preventive measures to contain the virus, UNHCR and its partners conducted four mass sensitization sessions in Biringi, Aru and Aba targeting refugees and host community members.
    highlight 07 Aug 2019 (4 years ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees / South Sudan - Refugees
  • UNHCR’s Representative in Uganda today handed over three ambulances, thirty one motorcycles and a thermal scanner to the Ministry of Health to boost the Ebola response. Uganda has included refugees in the National Ebola Preparedness and Response Plan and continues to keep its borders open, ensuring safe and dignified asylum for the women, children and men arriving daily from the neighbouring countries.
    highlight 23 Aug 2019 (4 years ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees / South Sudan - Refugees
  • IGAD Ministers commit further to improving livelihoods of refugees
    highlight 03 Apr 2019 (4 years ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees / South Sudan - Refugees
  • Japan contributes USD 7.5 Million to Support Refugees and Host Communities in Uganda. The support will go to five UN agencies including; the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the World Food Programme (WFP), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Office for Project Service (UNOPS).
    highlight 17 Apr 2019 (4 years ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees / South Sudan - Refugees
  • Some 259 refugees relocated from the outskirts of Dagahaley to Ifo II on 18 August. Simulteneously, the exercise to relocate refugees from the outskirts of Ifo to the Ifo 3 part of the extension continues.
    highlight 18 Aug 2011 (12 years ago)
    Kenya Yemen / Somalia - Refugees Uganda / Somalia - Refugees Tanzania (Democratic Republic of) / Somalia - Refugees Somalia / Somalia - IDPs Kenya / Somalia - Refugees Ethiopia / Somalia - Refugees Eritrea / Somalia - Refugees Egypt / Somalia - Refugees Djibouti / Somalia - Refugees / Somalia - Refugees / Somalia - IDPs