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UNHCR welcomes Uganda Communications Commission directive to improve refugees’ access to SIM cards

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UNHCR welcomes Uganda Communications Commission directive to improve refugees’ access to SIM cards

UNHCR Africa, 20 Aug 2019

URL: https://www.unhcr.org/afr/news/press/2019/8/5d5ba4274/unhcr-welcomes-uganda-communications-commission-directive-to-improve-refugees.html#
“The new directive will enable the majority of refugees to legally access SIM cards and ease communication with families and also with UNHCR through the refugee helpline,” said UNHCR’s Boutroue. “Communication is a fundamental part of humanitarian response and is essential in ensuring accountability, transparency and operational effectiveness.”