As of Thursday, there are now one million South Sudanese refugees living in Uganda, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said, as fighting has flared up between rebel groups and government forces in the protracted civil war in South Sudan. About 1,800 refugees enter Uganda from South Sudan on a daily basis over […]
The United Nations says roughly 3,000 South Sudanese refugees have crossed into Uganda after fighting in the eastern town of Pajok. U.N. refugee agency spokeswoman Katherine Weinright says that represents … Click to Continue »
The daily exodus of villagers escaping armed conflict, hunger and sexual violence prompted the U.N. refugee agency to urge international action.
The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached 1 million, the United Nations said Thursday, a grim milestone for what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis. … Click to Continue »
Uganda is at a "breaking point" as almost 3,000 South Sudanese refugees pour into the country every day, the United Nations refugee chief and Uganda's government said Thursday, calling for … Click to Continue »