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Arua city to conduct census on urban refugees

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Arua City council will carry out a census on the burden of self-settled urban refugees in a bid to improve service delivery. The exercise which will start next month will cover both Arua central division and Ayivu division where most of the refugees reside. The census …

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Arua city leaders demand review of urban refugee policy

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Arua city leaders are proposing a review of the policy that governs urban refugee management. The current policy does not recognize refugees in other cities and urban centers apart from Kampala Capital City. This the leaders say has increased pressure on resources especially social services like …

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West Nile leaders decry influx of urban refugees

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders in West Nile sub-region have expressed concern over what they call the increasing burden posed by urban refugees on service delivery. The majority of the urban refugees are from South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC, Somalia, and Eritrea among others. Currently, Koboko municipality …

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