UNHCR Uganda: Resettlement Factsheet 2019 (1 Jan – 30 Apr 2019)

Report
from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 30 Apr 2019 View Original

In 2019 As of 30 April

6,023 Submissions Target

1,565 UNHCR Submissions

1,173 Departed

35% Survivors of Violence and/or Torture

11% Women and Girls at- risk

10% Legal and/or Physical Protection Needs

Resettlement Achievements from 2012 to 2019

 In 2018, largest resettlement submissions ever achieved out of Uganda
 Achievement of annual submission targets since 2012
 In 2019, six resettlement countries accepted to receive refugees from Uganda
 Thus far, cases have had a high acceptance rate
 Increased accessibility of resettlement due to expanded approach of durable solution project for DRC refugees since 2012
o Submission of 29,713 refugees, of which 26,991 from DRC since 2012
o Reinforced infrastructure for large-scale resettlement processing
 Since 2012, 21,389 refugees, of which 17,367 from DRC departed for resettlement from Uganda
 Increased resettlement of vulnerable refugees