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04 Jul 2018 description

Background

With more than 1.2 million refugees, mostly from Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Somalia and South Sudan, Uganda is one of the top-most refugee hosting countries worldwide. Due to the ongoing crisis in South Sudan, many further refugees currently cross the border to Uganda.

13 Dec 2016 description

Protecting migrants from human traffickers and people smugglers.

19 Aug 2015 description

18.08.2015 – South Sudan, Guatemala, Liberia, Afghanistan

08 May 2014 description

A one-month ceasefire has been agreed in South Sudan. GIZ is supporting the population on the ground.

GIZ is continuing its work in South Sudan, which gained independence from Sudan in 2011 following two decades of civil war. Due to sustained unrest, there are currently over one million refugees in the country, and the population is in urgent need of support.