UGA Factsheet Kyangwali Gap Analysis – June 2018
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Located in Western Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kyangwali settlement is home to more than 83,000 refugees. Due to its geographical location, Congolese refugees form the majority of the population but there are also Rwandese, Burundians, South Sudanese, Somalis, and Kenyans. In response to the influx of Congolese refugees entering the country since December 2018, Kyangwali has been receiving new arrivals, which has resulted in a significant increase in its population. Despite effort from humanitarian agencies to provide necessary services, people still face a number of challenges ranging from access to health care, protection, education, and livelihoods among others.
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