UNHCR Appeals for $90 Million for IDPs

GENEVA: The U.N. refugee agency is launching a $90 million appeal to assist millions of internally displaced people (IDPs) in the Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, Liberia and Uganda. (read more)

Film War/Dance Nominated for an Oscar

HOLLYWOOD, CA: The film War Dance about Patongo students/refugees competing in the National Music Competition has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. (read more)
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Uganda Returns Favour by Taking Kenya's Refugees

MALABA, UGANDA: Two weeks after violence erupted in Kenya over a disputed election, refugees are still trickling over the border into Uganda to reverse a tide of thousands that have fled bloodshed in the other direction. Looking tired and fearful as they ...(read more)

Northern Refugees Pressured to Vacate Camps

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GULU, UGANDA: With huts being demolished and camp services cut, refugees now dread armed thugs and stalled peace talks. Christine Alanyo lives in the Lacor refugee camp, but would like nothing more than to finally settle in her home village, less than five kilometres away. But Alanyo, 23, is afraid that...(read more)