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Refugees News

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Uganda running out of land for refugees

By | February 15th, 2017|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, Refugees News, Special Programs News|

By Halima Athumani KAMPALA, Uganda  The Ugandan government is running out of land for the over one million refugees seeking shelter on its soil. "The government land designated for refugees is limited and most of those areas are now occupied,” Hillary Onek, Uganda’s minister for relief, disaster preparedness and refugees, told journalists at a news conference [...]

RESPONSE TO THE ARTICLE ON HUMAN TRAFFICKERS TARGETING REFUGEES FOR BODY ORGANS.

By | January 6th, 2017|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, Refugees News|

This is in response to the article in the New Vision dated Monday, January 2 2017 and titled "Human Traffickers targeting refugees for body organs" as reported by FIDA Uganda. Refugees in Uganda are persons who present themselves to the Office of the Prime Minister to seek asylum and get recognized as such. The persons attributed [...]

UNHCR welcomes release of verified refugee statistics by Government of Uganda

By | December 15th, 2016|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, Refugees News|

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes the statement (attached) by the Honourable Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees Hilary Onek on the results of a verification exercise conducted by the Office of the Prime Minister Department for Refugees of the refugee population in Arua, Adjumani, Kiryandongo and Rwamwanja*. Please Download the Statement from the Hon. [...]

PRIME MINISTER LAUNCHES NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR FOOD SECURITY MANAGEMENT IN THE COUNTRY

By | November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, Prime Ministers News, Refugees News|

The Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has said the current food shortage in the country is a result of climatic changes caused by human destruction of the environment through swamp reclamation and deforestation. The Premier said 60% of the rains come from the Oceans while 40% from the wetlands, adding that there is need to conserve [...]

PRIME MINISTER RUGUNDA OPENS REMOTE SENSING CONFERENCE IN UGANDA

By | October 29th, 2016|Categories: Disaster News, General News, News and Events, Prime Ministers News, Refugees News|

The Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has said that there is need to re-orient the exploitation of geospatial technology in Africa and embrace a business and entrepreneur dimension that enables creation of jobs, business and economic opportunities especially for the youth by moving the technology from the laboratories to the marketplace to address the needs of [...]