Uganda camps overstretched as influx of S Sudanese refugees continues

Nearly one million South Sudanese nationals have sought shelter in Uganda. More than half a million people have fled conflict and food shortages in their country and entered Uganda during the past few months.

Photo by: AFP (Archive)
Photo by: AFP (Archive)

This file photo taken on April 11, 2017 at Ngomoromo border post shows newly arrived refugees from South Sudan queueing in line as they wait to be registered before being transferred into a resettlement Centre in Uganda.

Uganda is sheltering nearly a million South Sudanese nationals who have fled conflict and food shortages in their country.

More than half a million people have entered Uganda during the past few months - stretching the camps they now call home to the breaking point.

TRT World's Fidelis Mbah reports.

 

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