Congolese refugees torn between returning home or remaining in exile
While sporadic fighting continues in parts of eastern DR Congo, thousands who fled to Uganda have chosen to return. Others, uncertain about the future, have opted to stay.
Fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo forces 11,000 to flee to Uganda
Burundian refugees head home but face reintegration challenges
Over 60,000 refugees have returned this year from across the region as tensions ease in Burundi, although more aid is urgently needed to help them pick up their lives and start over.
More than 60,000 Burundian refugees voluntarily return home this year
COVID-19 poses a major threat to the life and welfare of refugees in Uganda
Pandemic deepens hunger for displaced people the world over
With COVID-19 lockdowns depriving many of jobs and income, increasing numbers of refugees and asylum-seekers are going hungry.
Uganda shows how including refugees can lift up a whole society
On a visit to Bidibidi settlement, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi described projects involving government, refugees, aid groups and locals as 'game changers'.
Humanitarian agencies seek US$222 million to support Burundian refugees
Finding wellbeing through yoga at a Kenyan refugee camp
A Ugandan refugee is using yoga to promote self-acceptance and mental wellbeing among refugees in Kakuma camp.