Report: Conflict Rising Among South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

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KAMPALA – A report by the International Refugee Rights Initiative reveals a mix of frustration, unemployment, post-traumatic stress and alcohol abuse escalating quarrels among refugee communities in northern Uganda.

Uganda is home to 1.3 million refugees — 833,000 of them from South Sudan, among whom the research was carried out.

Amol Dorcus has lived as refugee in Uganda since early 2014 after running away from armed conflict in South Sudan.  With Uganda’s free land policy for refugees on arrival, Amol got her 7.6 meters by 9.1 meters share of land in the Nyumanzi settlement, Adjumani district. She says the land is not sufficient, however, especially for those who want to grow crops for food…readmore

Source: VOA

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