humanitarian response

In Uganda, the humanitarian context is characterized by conflicts (internal and external), food insecurity, natural disasters, and epidemic outbreaks. These are due to both internal and external factors. Since the Oxfam is working with partners CEFORD to provide life-saving assistance providing...
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The current humanitarian system has saved countless lives over the past 50 years. However, it is now overstretched and underfunded; unable to meet rising needs of crisis affected countries and providing assistance that is often insufficient, inappropriate and late. There is growing support for a...
Whereas the numbers of arrivals have come down as compared to the previous year, more refugees continue coming into Uganda. In January 2016, the number of new arrivals increased to over 300 per day. Oxfam and our local partners CEFORD and ACORD have supported South Sudanese refugees and members of...

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