Families Headed by Refugee Children Too Common in Uganda Camps
Uganda is one of the largest refugee host nations in the world, with over one million refugees and with 36,000 of them unaccompanied and separated children. While most broken families were torn apart by years of conflict in South Sudan, domestic violence and poverty also play a role. Ugandan authorities say foster parents take care of the unaccompanied or separated children when possible, while authorities search for their parents.
Refugees in Uganda's Imvepi Camp.
Uganda is one of the largest refugee hosting nations in the world, with over one million refugees, with two-thirds having fled conflict in South Sudan. The 2018 peace deal signed ... Read more »
An Africa Dialogue on refugees is taking place this week at the United Nations, organized by the office of Under-Secretary-General Bience Gawanas, who is Special Advisor on Africa ... Read more »
Uganda is struggling to secure the help it needs to care for those forced across the border from South Sudan by war and hunger. Read more »
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