DRC refugees

With funding from the Belgian Development Cooperation (DGD), Oxfam has been able to support over 300 refugees including Damali with opportunities to be self-reliant including providing business cash grants, vocational skills training as well as agricultural input.
Damali Akampurira is a Congolese refugee who came to Uganda in 2018. Together with her 03 children, she fled DRC in fear for her life and for her children because of conflicts, kidnappings coupled with endless killings of people. While in Congo, she experienced a number of challenges especially...
Refugee from the DRC disembarks the UNHCR bus in Imvepi.
In May 2020, amidst the corona pandemic, Uganda reopened its borders for 3 days, to provide refuge to the asylum seekers fleeing the fresh fighting in DRC. They were temporarily settled in Zombo district, pending relocation to Imvepi refugee settlement. Between 6-8 August 2020, the Congolese Asylum...
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