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

    news UNHCR Africa, 20 Aug 2019 (il y a 9 mois )
    “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...
  • Across Africa, women humanitarians are stepping up to help those in need

    news UNHCR Africa, 19 Aug 2019 (il y a 9 mois )
    In marking World Humanitarian Day today, we pay special tribute to women humanitarians around the world. These incredible aid workers answer the call of service and work in various capacities across the African continent to help those forced to flee. Here are some of their stories:
  • UNHCR to launch first Global Refugee Forum

    news UNHCR Africa, 25 Jun 2019 (il y a 11 mois )
    The Global Refugee Forum is a unique occasion for States and others to come together and announce bold, new measures they will take to ease pressure on host countries, boost refugee self-reliance, and search for solutions.
  • Global forced displacement tops 70 million

    news UNHCR Africa, 20 Jun 2019 (il y a 11 mois )
    “What we are seeing in these figures is further confirmation of a longer-term rising trend in the number of people needing safety from war, conflict and persecution. While language around refugees and migrants is often divisive, we are also witnessing an outpouring of generosity and solidarity, espe...
  • Burundian refugees returning home need urgent support

    news UNHCR Africa, 14 May 2019 (il y a 1 an )
    “We need more support from donors to mobilize a robust reintegration program with other UN and NGO partners,” said Catherine Wiesner, UNHCR’s Regional Refugee Coordinator for the Burundi Situation, while on a visit to meet returnees in Burundi. She added that increased support was necessary to ensur...
  • Japan contributes USD 7.5 Million to Support Refugees and Host Communities in Uganda

    news IOM, 16 Apr 2019 (il y a 1 an )
    UNHCR Has received US$ 2,000,000 to respond to immediate protection needs at reception, collection, transit and registration centres countrywide. The protection needs to be addressed include registration and legal assistance; provision of semi-permanent shelter and latrines to persons with specific ...
  • UN Refugee Chief urges Security Council for firm response to record-high displacement

    news UNHCR Africa, 09 Apr 2019 (il y a 1 an )
    Grandi appealed to Member States to bolster support for host countries. “85 per cent of the world’s refugees are in poor or middle-income countries. That’s where the crisis is. Support must be stepped up,” he said. “Their hospitality must not be taken for granted.”
  • IGAD Ministers commit further to improving livelihoods of refugees

    news IGAD, 03 Apr 2019 (il y a 1 an )
    “The only way forward to address the needs of refugees and host communities – including livelihoods and self reliance needs – and to ensure that hosting refugees contributes to economic growth and national development”.
  • UNHCR expresses appreciation, urges more solidarity for Uganda’s refugee response

    news UNHCR Africa, 14 Mar 2019 (il y a 1 an )
    “Uganda represents the Global Compact in action, but the country can’t do it alone. More global support is needed, particularly in the areas of education, economic opportunities and the environment.” Education is a major priority in the Uganda refugee response for 2019 and beyond. More than half of ...
  • VIDEO: Burundi Regional Refugee Response Plan 2019-2020

    news UNHCR Africa, 21 Feb 2019 (il y a 1 an )
    For more than 4 years, humanitarian agencies have provided relief for Burundian refugees but funding consistently falls short.