UNHCR and partners seek urgent funds to help thousands of refugees fleeing to Uganda
Spiraling costs, surging conflict, and soaring climate disasters create a desperate future for millions of refugees across Eastern Africa
WFP and UNHCR Joint News Release
Thousands flee into Uganda following clashes in DR Congo
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.