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Refugees News

//Refugees News

GOVERNMENT SUSPENDS RECEIVING NEW REFUGEES OVER COVID-19

By | March 25th, 2020|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit News, Prime Ministers News, Refugees News|

BY ISAAC MUGERA - Government has suspended receiving new refugees and asylum seekers with immediate effect for a period of 30 days as one of the measures to curb the spread of the Corona Virus Disease (COVID 19). This was revealed this morning in a joint statement by the Government of Uganda, and the United Nations [...]

MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT CONDUCT 3-DAY MONITORING OF NUSAF 3 PROJECTS IN KARAMOJA

By | March 2nd, 2020|Categories: General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Policy Coordination News, Prime Ministers News, Refugees News, Special Programs News|

BY ISAAC MUGERA - Members of Parliament from the Greater North Parliamentary Forum (GNPF) have conducted a 3-day monitoring exercise of NUSAF3 Projects in the Karamoja Sub region. The 18-member team of MPs, plus 3 Ministers, were led by the Min. of State for Karamoja affairs, Hon. Moses Kizige. Other Ministers were Hon. Fr. Simon Lokodo, [...]

WORLD BANK DELEGATION VISITS WEST NILE TO DISCUSS OPM-DRDIP PROJECTS

By | February 20th, 2020|Categories: General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit News, Prime Ministers News, Refugees News, Special Programs News|

By Isaac Mugera -  A Delegation from the World Bank is in West Nile region in Uganda to meet with leaders and residents in Yumbe district at Bidi-bidi Refugee Camp to discuss the preparedness of the communities and implementers on the upcoming projects to be supported by the World Bank in the region. The projects are [...]

DRDIP PROJECT HANDOVER OF NEW VEHICLES TO REFUGEE HOSTING DISTRICTS

By | January 29th, 2020|Categories: General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Ministers News, Refugees News|

On Friday morning, 24th February, a small and colorful ceremony was held at the Prime Minister’s Office (Postel Building, Clement Hill Road), to hand over 10 double cabin pickup trucks and 21 Motorbikes to ten districts covered under the Development Response to Displacement Impacts Project (DRDIP). The occasion was presided over by Hon. Hilary Onek, the [...]

UGANDA TO MAINTAIN HER ‘OPEN DOOR POLICY’ FOR REFUGEES – GEN. MOSES ALI

By | June 21st, 2019|Categories: General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Ministers News, Refugees News, Uncategorized|

By Isaac Mugera –  The 1st Deputy Prime Minister of Uganda, Gen Moses Ali has assured refugees and the rest of the world that Uganda will maintain its ‘Open Door Policy’ for refugees as a way of commitment to humanitarian and peaceful living across the globe. Gen. Moses Ali addressing the congregation during the celebrations [...]

PM Rugunda launches Health Sector Integrated Refugee Response Plan

By | January 25th, 2019|Categories: General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Ministers News, Refugees News|

Friday, January 25, 2019 The Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has said Government will continue to invest significant domestic resources in the protection, management and social integration of refugees and Ugandan communities that host them. PM Rugunda(M)with Hon. Eng.Onek(PM's L), Hon. Dr. Aceng(PM's R) and Development Partners at the launch of the Health Sector Intergrated Refugee [...]

7th Uganda Evaluation Week

By | January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Disaster News, General News, Monitoring and Evaluation News, News and Events, News Highlights, Policy Coordination News, Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit News, Prime Ministers News, Refugees News, Special Programs News|

Making Evaluations Work 1. The Value of Evaluation 2. Utilization Focused Evaluation & decision making 3. Private Sector’s approach to Monitoring and Evaluation in the use of evaluations 4. Case studies in Evaluation & Learning 5. Case studies on the Role of the Executives, Parliament and judiciary in Monitoring and Evaluation

MINISTER HILLARY ONEK REASSURES IMPROVED SECURITY TO KYANGWALI REFUGEE COMMUNITIES

By | January 17th, 2019|Categories: General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Ministers News, Refugees News|

By Isaac Mugera The Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, Eng. Hillary Onek has reassured communities in the Kyangwali Refugee Settlement, in Kikuube District that government is fully committed to ensuring their safety and security amidst the current threats and land conflicts in the area. The Minister made this assurance during a meeting with the [...]

OPM and UNHCR announce the preliminary results of the verification exercise

By | November 8th, 2018|Categories: General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Ministers News, Refugees News, Special Programs News|

8 November, 2018 JOINT PRESS STATEMENT KAMPALA: The Government of Uganda with the support of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, concluded a comprehensive exercise to verify the identities of all refugees and asylum-seekers in the country, using enhanced biometric tools. The verification exercise, which was conducted upon a directive from the Rt. Hon Prime Minister in [...]

DEVELOPMENT RESPONSE TO DISPLACEMENT IMPACTS PROJECT LAUNCHED IN KAMWENGE AND ISINGIRO DISTRICTS

By | August 5th, 2018|Categories: General News, News and Events, News Highlights, Prime Ministers News, Refugees News|

  The Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has launched the Development Response to Displacement Impacts Project (DRDIP) in the districts of Kamwenge and Isingiro. PM Rugunda officially launches the counstruction site for the Primary School under the DRDIP infrastructure component, during the launch of DRDIP in Kamwenge District on Thursday. DRDIP is aimed at [...]