Govt, UNHCR start refugee registration

Refugees receive food at Ayilo I Refugee Settlement Camp in Pakele Sub-county, Adjumani District, on June 8, 2020. PHOTO | FILE

What you need to know:

  • Government says the exercise will ensure proper accountability and planning for service delivery.

Government of Uganda and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has embarked on a verification exercise of 1.5 million refugees and asylum seekers across 14 settlement camps.
The exercise that started at Oruchinga Refugee Settlement in Isingiro District last Thursday is expected to end in September 2022, and is aimed at ensuring proper planning and accountability on service delivery.

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