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For refugees and locals in Uganda, the internet is changing lives
Private investment has brought connectivity to north-western Uganda, as well as new opportunities for refugees and locals.

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 00:00:01 GMT

'Start by showing us that the peace is serious'
A delegation of South Sudanese refugees tells the country's leaders what they expect from revived peace talks in Sudan.

Wed, 5 Sep 2018 00:00:01 GMT

Returning Congolese find homes in ruins, livelihoods destroyed
Visiting UNHCR team reports enormous humanitarian challenges in DR Congo's Ituri province.

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:01 GMT

'I am living proof that investing in refugees pays off,' says refugee leader
Refugees have the knowledge and skills to contribute to host countries. They just need opportunities, NGO gathering hears.

Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:01 GMT

Verification helps refugees eye the future
One enterprising woman believes the Ugandan government initiative will help the women's businesses she plans to launch.

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:01 GMT

Hundreds line up for start of Ugandan refugee verification
Officials and volunteers race against time to mobilize resources and staff for the launch of the vast nationwide exercise.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:01 GMT

Congolese flee horrific violence for Uganda
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is working with partner organizations in western Uganda to support a growing number of people, most of them women and children, fleeing horrific inter-ethnic violence and...

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:01 GMT

Uganda launches major refugee verification operation
With the support of UNHCR, government officials are using biometric data to verify more than 1 million refugees in the country.

Fri, 2 Mar 2018 00:00:01 GMT

Uganda starts biometric verification of refugees
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is supporting the Government of Uganda with its launch of a countrywide biometric data verification to fix any discrepancies in refugee data. The massive exercise started...

Fri, 2 Mar 2018 00:00:01 GMT

Children face new perils in Ugandan refugee settlements
Dozens of unaccompanied or separated children fleeing the war in South Sudan have arrived in Uganda every day.

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 00:00:01 GMT
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Refugees from Ugandan crises traumatized, starving in Northern Uganda. SJ Dodgson. MJoTA 2014 v8n1 p0228

Last night at the Amnesty International group that meets monthly in Rittenhouse Square, we heard from a daughter of Uganda about her work with Ugandans who had been displaced by crisis in the past 10 years. She told a harrowing story.

What I had not realized is that Uganda is not only a destination for refugees from crisis in Congo, Somalia, Sudan, but also from crisis in Uganda. Meanwhile, read the UNHCR feeds.
Above, map of Uganda from UNHCR.

Left, flag and map from Wikipedia.

Above and left, Ugandan-born journalists talking at a conference on Media and Democratic Governance held by Center for Media and Peace Initiatives and Rutgers University School of Public Policy & Administration on Jun 8, 2012, click here.

Ms Arao Ameny, left, is Founder & Executive Director at the Association of African Journalists and Writers (AAJW) click here. She is a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Journalism from Indiana University School of Journalism.

Mr Milton Allimadi, above, publishes Black Star News. He has a degree in journalism from the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia. He co-founded The Black Star News in 1997 with savings and with seed money from Camille and Bill Cosby.

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How USAID Is Working to Prevent Sexual Misconduct and Exploitation
  It was March 2018. I had been at USAID for less than a year and had just been asked to serve as acting deputy administrator. The #MeToo movement was in full swing and the international aid community was reassessing its part in devising ways to prevent and hold individuals accountable for misconduct. Administrator Mark […]

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 13:14:54 +0000

It’s All In the Evidence: Water Challenge Demonstrates the Power of Doing Development Differently
SWFF’s shared lessons and achievements presented at the recent World Water Week in Stockholm inspire a new and enhanced offshoot program to grow and scale innovations that will help solve current and impending food, water and energy crises.

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:30:05 +0000

Temperature Check: Border Screening of Travelers Key to Stopping Ebola from Spreading
With confirmation of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s 10th outbreak of the Ebola virus in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, health officials have focused on border screening as a method to identify travelers who could pose a danger to local communities.

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 20:49:33 +0000

Building Stronger Democratic Societies from the Ground Up in Eastern Europe & Eurasia
USAID is committed to supporting local leaders and civil society who are committed to fostering democratic progress from the ground up.

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 13:20:36 +0000

The Hidden Costs of Fistula Repair Surgery
USAID has supported over 50,000 fistula repair surgeries to women, but many still lack access to this critical surgery that can restore their sense of empowerment, their ability to work, and their role in their community. New findings in Nigeria and Uganda have identified key barriers to seeking fistula care and improve fistula programs as well as future steps to accelerate progress.

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 14:30:51 +0000

The Nature of Self-Reliance: Charting 20 Years of USAID’s Work in Community Enterprises and Conservation
USAID is committed to building local self reliance and conserving biodiversity so that people and nature thrive.

Fri, 31 Aug 2018 14:30:36 +0000

Youth Continue to Drive Change in Belgrade
USAID is committed to fostering the next generation of youth leaders in Serbia.

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 14:30:01 +0000

Building the Next Generation of Business-Minded Global Health Leaders
If we are to achieve the targets set out in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, we need to prioritize new ways of thinking, cutting-edge innovation, and different  partnerships. In global health, we must continue to apply a business mindset to find lasting solutions. Skills like those involved with strategic planning, finance and […]

Mon, 30 Jul 2018 15:31:42 +0000

How One Simple Solution Has Saved Thousands of Babies
From saving one baby’s life to saving thousands, USAID is dedicated to ending preventable deaths in newborns. Learn how one, simple solution has impacted over 1.3 million newborns all around the world.

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 17:11:40 +0000

In Belarus, Women Lead the Way
Women are making big moves in business, tech and community development across Belarus. Find out how an all-women USAID country team is driven both personally and professionally to empower women to transform this post-Soviet country.

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 17:41:17 +0000