South Sudan

Refugee women holding briquettes that they made. Photo - Oxfam
Since 2016, Oxfam has been responding to the refugee influx caused by the conflicts in South Sudan. We have also been responding to the refugee crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo after conflict broke out in the country, forcing many people to flee. This is the highlight of Oxfam's...
Two months after I settled here, I became an Oxfam field-based volunteer. You see, before I fled into Uganda, I worked in the WASH sector in South Sudan. With my background in WASH implementation, I applied for a job which I successfully acquired. Even more exciting is the way this opportunity has...
“What can we do to end the suffering that we have faced for a long time in our country? We hear the sound of bombs, bombs have finished us all. We can see that Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya have developed because they are peaceful. What can we the Acholi people do to unite and bring peace?” Women of...
Uganda’s “open door” policy toward refugees – now being held up around the world as a gold standard – could quickly buckle and fail unless the international community respond in full to the country’s $673 million UN appeal. International donors have pledged only $117 million so far to Uganda out of...
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