humanitarian response

Kampala. 1st March 2022. Oxfam in Uganda has today launched a 10-year Strategy providing a road map towards ending inequality in the country. Speaking at the launch event, the Oxfam in Uganda Country Director, Francis Shanty Odokorach, said that together against inequality, as the strategy is named...
This strategic framework for 2021–30 is our commitment to work more effectively with others towards achieving a Uganda free from inequality and injustice. It is the product of careful analysis of context and trends. It has been developed in consultation with stakeholders including researchers,...
Noway Mary, 24 years old, is a South Sudanese Refugee settled at point J, Imvepi Refugee settlement. She is married with one child, and her husband is a driver in South Sudan. She was trained in catering and hotel management from Lodonga Polytechnique Institute through support from Oxfam under the...
My vision is to become a trainer of trainees in the tailoring business in Imvepi Settlement and South Sudan when we get back to our motherland in some unknown years to come. My name is Shida Gladys, a single mother of a one year old. I am 22 years old, a South Sudanese refugee residing in Imvepi...
In this edition of our newsletter, you will read about how CSOs, partners, and Oxfam in Uganda have influenced policies while advocating for better Education systems for all, Tax policies, climate justice, and others. You will also read about Oxfam's call to COP26 World leaders in Glasgow to...
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...
Building resilience of vulnerable groups is at the centre of our work. Oxfam works with communities of youth, men and women to promote livelihood options for them. This booklet is a collection of results of different entrepreneurial and vocational skills acquired by refugee youth and host...
Joint statement by 26 international NGOs in Uganda on the need for urgent action to address gaps in funding for the refugee response Uganda hosts the largest number of refugees in Africa, and is among the top refugee hosting countries globally. Every day more people, mostly women and children,...
As lasting solutions are sought to end the continued conflict that has displaced many from South Sudan, Oxfam is responding to the South Sudan refugee influx in Northern Uganda. Oxfam is implementing sanitation and hygiene, food security and Gender and Protection activities in Palabek settlement,...
Women at the Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in Uganda in May 2017 voice their concern at the 50 percent cut in cereal rations each person was receiving.
Growing up, Jean-Christabel Asipkwe took a different path than many of her female contemporaries in Uganda, where girls often don’t get the same educational opportunities as boys. She went to school—all the way through a master’s program in public administration—and she has her mom to thank for...

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