Tuesday 20 December 2016

Uganda grapples with resource gaps as refugees stream into country

Since July 2016 when a new spate of fighting broke out in South Sudan, up to 354,365 people have crossed into Uganda from South Sudan, seeking refuge.

Thursday 15 December 2016

A South Sudanese refugee woman's struggle

Stoic. Resilient. Strong. That is 29-year-old Grace Nyaka. She transformed the tarpaulin she got from UNHCR into a temporary house. She then turned it into a large mud hut in which she stays with six children. All on her own.

Wednesday 9 November 2016

Foster care - the normal for many South Sudanese children

Sarah and her twin sister Grace, 4, as well as their five-year-old sister Jacqueline live under the care of their 85-year-old great grandmother, Yar Akoi.

Friday 19 August 2016

World Humanitarian Day 2016

World Humanitarian Day is held every year on 19 August to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to mobilize people to advocate for a more humane world.

Monday 15 August 2016

Healing refugee children’s pain through art

HEART – Healing and Education through Art makes use of artistic expression – drawing, painting, music, dance and drama – to give children the creative means for telling their personal, often painful, stories, so that they are ready to learn.