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05 Jul 2005 description
report Global IDP Project

GENEVA, 5 July 2005 - The Global IDP Project of the Norwegian Refugee Council calls on G8 leaders not to overlook the plight of Africa's internally displaced people in their plans to fight poverty on the continent. More than 13 million people have been uprooted within their own countries by conflicts in Africa. Unable to return to their homes, land and jobs, most of them live in extreme destitution and under constant threat of human rights abuses.

13 May 2005 description
report Global IDP Project

Sixteen IDPs were killed and at least ten injured at the beginning of May by rebels of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), near the Koch Goma camp some 25 kilometres from Gulu town in northern Uganda. LRA rebels attacked the IDPs as they were working in the fields near the camp, and reportedly used the machetes, axes and hoes used by the IDPs to hack them to death, while those who tried to run away were shot.

06 Jul 2004 description
report Global IDP Project

Increased international attention has yet to produce signs of an end to one of the world's most brutal humanitarian crises, which has displaced 1.6 million people in northern Uganda. The rebellion by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), which kidnaps children, brutalises them, and sends them out to slaughter their friends and relatives, has been going on for 18 years. Some 28,000 children have been abducted, nearly half of them in the two years up to May 2004.

06 Jul 2004 description
report Global IDP Project

GENEVA, 6 July 2004 - Although the international community has begun to increase its attention to the brutal conflict ravaging northern Uganda, hundreds of people have been massacred and more than 200,000 fled their homes during the recent spate of attacks by the rebel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), says a report published by the Norwegian Refugee Council's Global IDP Project today.

18 Dec 2003 description
report Global IDP Project

GENEVA, 18 December 2003 - Uganda's donors should insist that the government protect the 1.4 million internally displaced people, or IDPs, who have been uprooted by the fighting between government forces and the rebel Lord's Resistance Army in the north of the country, concludes a report published by the Norwegian Refugee Council's Global IDP Project today.

18 Dec 2003 description
report Global IDP Project

This summary outlines the main findings of the newly updated country profile on internal displacement in Uganda. The profile was prepared by the Global IDP Project of the Norwegian Refugee Council, which monitors and analyses internal displacement in over 50 countries worldwide. The full country profile is available from the Project's Database (www.idpproject.org), or upon request by e-mail (idpproject@nrc.ch).

23 Sep 2003 description
report Global IDP Project

Uganda's 17-year civil conflict entered a new phase in mid 2002 when the Ugandan army launched Operation Iron Fist and entered southern Sudan with the objective of finally wiping out the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).

01 Jul 2003 description
report Global IDP Project

The Global IDP Database of the Norwegian Refugee Council has now updated its country profile on internal displacement in Uganda. A summary is presented below. The Database and the country profile can be accessed at www.idpproject.org, or the complete profile can be sent to you by e-mail on request (idpsurvey@nrc.ch).

15 Oct 2002 description
report Global IDP Project

The Global IDP Database of the Norwegian Refugee Council has now updated its country profile on internal displacement in Uganda. A summary is presented below. The Database and the country profile can be accessed at www.idpproject.orgor the complete profile can be sent to you by e-mail on request (idpsurvey@nrc.ch).

10 Apr 2002 description
report Global IDP Project

The Global IDP Database of the Norwegian Refugee Council has now updated its country profile on internal displacement in Uganda. A summary is presented below. The Database and the country profile can be accessed at www.idpproject.org , or the complete profile can be sent to you by e-mail on request (idpsurvey@nrc.ch).

12 Jun 2001 description
report Global IDP Project

The Global IDP Database of the Norwegian Refugee Council has now released an updated country profile on internal displacement in Uganda. A summary is presented below. The Database and the Uganda profile can be accessed at www.idpproject.org, or the complete profile can be sent to you by e-mail on request (andreas.danevad@nrc.ch).

28 Jul 2000 description
report Global IDP Project

The Global IDP Database of the Norwegian Refugee Council has now updated its country profile on internal displacement in Uganda. A brief summary is presented below. The complete profile can be accessed at www.idpproject.org or sent to you by e-mail on request (idpsurvey@nrc.ch).