Kiryandongo Emergency Response

Community Outreach meeting in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement.

Community Outreach meeting in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement.

Inter Aid Uganda implements a multi sectoral programme in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement The political and cultural differences in South Sudan culminated into armed conflict situations

in mid-December 2013 and lead to the displacement of over 386,000 persons with Uganda hosting approximately 142,769 refugees.

South Sudanese refugees in Uganda were given a prima facie status and over 32,564 were settled in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement.

In February 2014, UNHCR and OPM selected Inter Aid Uganda to implement a multi sectoral programme in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement to offer the following services for the South Sudanese Refugees;

  • Reception Centre Management
  • Protection which includes Legal assistance, Child protection, SGBV prevention and response
  • Psychosocial support, individual case management, supports to Support to Persons with Specific Needs
  • Livelihoods support
  • Peace Education and community Outreach activities.