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PHOTOS: AP Newly arrived Sudanese refugees wait at a reception centre before being registered and transferred to other camps in Yida, South Sudan A Sudanese refugee man sits on his bike after collecting food from a World Food Programme (WFP) food distribution camp in Yida, South Sudan Newly ...
During the reporting period, UNHCR relocated 1,520 refugees to Jamjang camps, including 488 to Ajuong Thok and 1,032 to Pamir. This number also includes 387 refugees previously settled in Yida and 1,133 new arrivals. As of 15 March, the refugee population across Jamjang camps and settlement was ...

20, 2018, photo, a Sudanese refugee boy stands on top of a broken-down tractor in Yida, South Sudan. While millions of South ... Refugees were given the option to move to two nearby U.N.-run camps, which are farther from the border and comply with international regulations. Two years on, however, Yida ...
But Yohannes, 29, like some 20,000 other Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers in Israel, knew that in a matter of months, weeks or days, he would likely ... Michael joined the Eritrean refugees' treacherous route through Ethiopia and Sudan to Israel, paying off the Bedouin smugglers on the nine-day trek ...
Obo - Refugees seeking safety from the atrocities of South Sudan's unending conflict cross the border only to find themselves in one of Africa's most war-torn and poorest ... In the southeastern town of Obo, some 2 000 South Sudanese have fled to a refugee camp set up by the United Nations in 2016.
Sudanese refugees in Chad are suffering from a shortage of supplies of basic commodities such as sugar and cooking oil. ... A sheik of the refugee camps in Chad told Radio Dabanga that Rapid Support Forces (RSF) militia prevent commercial supply lorries moving from Sudan to Chad from carrying ...

March 18, 2018 (KHARTOUM) Sudan's refugee commissioner Hamad al-Gizouli said arrangements are underway to transfer the South Sudanese ... made to relocate South Sudanese refugees in Khartoum to Gedaref and Sennar States, pointing these states have camps but they need to be rehabilitated.
David*, a 26-year-old refugee from South Sudan, told me he spent 17 hours at sea before he and more than 100 others were picked up by the Libyan coast guard and taken to a detention center in Tripoli. David said that he and other sub-Saharan Africa refugees and migrants were given worse treatment ...
During South Sudan's earlier war for independence from Sudan, Egypt accepted South Sudanese refugees and gave them access to education in their ... During his one-day visit to the capital of Juba, the Egyptian foreign minister also inaugurated the first kidney dialysis center, which was established by ...
UN member states are currently negotiating two 'global compacts', one of them relating to international migrants and the other to refugees. The very first objective of the former agreement is 'to utilize accurate data as a basis for evidence-based policies', while the latter asserts that 'reliable, comparable and ...
(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries recently launched a new Salesian center for South Sudanese refugees in at the Don Bosco Palabek Refugees Resettlement Camp in northern Uganda. The refugee camp is currently hosting 42,000 people with an average of 300 new refugees arriving each week ...
South Sudanese refugees carrying Core Relief Items walk down a road in Bidibidi refugee settlement, Yumbe District, Northern Region, Uganda. ... The agency said the survey, which was conducted among refugee children under five in eight refugee camps and settlements across South Sudan in ...
He told the semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC) that they visited the eight refugee camps in the localities of Al-Salam and Al-Gabalain, saying his state is ... South Sudanese refugees in Sudan have reportedly been distributed in four states including the White Nile, South Kordofan, East Darfur and ...
Since the outbreak of South Sudan's civil war, Uganda has hosted one of the world's largest refugee populations, topping 1 million last August. About 285,000 of them live in the Bidi Bidi refugee camp near the South Sudanese border. Conditions aren't bad, relatively speaking. There are kindergartens and ...
ARUA, Uganda - Selling everything and moving to Uganda to work with refugees is not likely on many people's to-do list. .... “Pope Francis speaks about a ministry of listening, and this concept came alive for us while we were in the refugee camps,” she said, explaining that when they eventually return to ...
During the reporting period, UNHCR relocated 2,208 refugees to Jamjang refugee camps, including 935 to Ajuong Thok and 1,273 to Pamir. ... As of 15 February 2018, the refugee population in Jamjang camps was as follows: Ajuong Thok refugee camp - 41,178, Pamir refugee camp - 21,476, Yida refugee ...
Sudanese refugee Al Ghali Yahia has been waiting five years for his wife to join him in Rochester. ... Jim Morris, director of Refugee, Immigration and Language Services at Rochester's Catholic Family Center, repeated the advice that people in Yahia's position are given: "Adding your wife to your case is ...

He told the semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC) the South Sudanese refugees have been accommodated in two camps in Al-Gabalain area and six ... He pointed to the adverse impact of the refugee flows in White Nile State, saying they share the services with the residents as well as degradation of ...
And despite Europe, Australia and North America making the most noise about the refugee crisis, it's poorer – mostly African – countries that are carrying the ... Due to the dire situations in their home countries, refugees from Somalia and South Sudan can be confined to these camps for decades, and even ...
This vast community of over 17,000 Sudanese refugees is home to a group of excited young girls who now sing and clap as they welcome each other to ... girls who she views as something greater than her - something that is potentially changing the lives of over 8,000 refugee girls and women in the camp.
On 31 May 2017, Sudan, Chad and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) signed two separate tripartite agreements on the voluntary return of Sudanese ... He told Ashorooq TV on Wednesday that the commission continues to transport the Sudanese refugees from camps in eastern Chad to their original ...
Sudan: Population & Operational Update: South Sudanese Refugee Response, 1-15 February 2018 ... the completion of individual (biometric) registration for 796 refugees living in Yassin locality, as well as the deduction of 1,070 individuals who moved in January to Al Lait, North Darfur from Kario camp.
While many destination countries are restricting their protection of refugees, the global refugee population continues to grow. ... Due to the dire situations in their home countries, refugees from Somalia and South Sudan can be confined to these camps for decades, and even generations, without work or the ...
“Being somebody of that background myself who went through a war-torn country — from refugee camp to refugee camp with no food, no shoes — I feel like I can relate to them.” He was about 8 years old in 1987 when civil war in Sudan drove him and an estimated 20,000 other boys mostly ages 8 to 12 to ...
Growing up at Al Kassab refugee camp in Kutum, Ahmed was blessed with a talent for math and a love of sport, particularly soccer, Adam says. But by June 2017, life at the camp had become too much for him and his cousin. Both fled for Libya a week apart, meeting up after they crossed into the country.
(CNN) Disturbing video clips shared on social media by their desperate families have revealed the ordeal of Sudanese migrants kidnapped and .... and refugees in Libya by supporting efforts by the Libyan coastguard to prevent migrants crossing the Mediterranean and return them to camps in Libya.
It is estimated that there are a total of 795,353 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan. UNICEF has been supporting South Sudanese refugees, especially women and children, in camps and also in out-of-camp settlements mainly in White Nile, East Darfur, South Darfur, West Kordofan and South Kordofan ...
Sudan's President Omar Al Bashir has instructed the acceleration of work on the voluntary repatriation of Sudanese refugees in Chad and the return of ... that more than 4,000 Chadian refugees in Central Darfur have started their voluntary return home after more than ten years in a Darfur refugee camp.
When Ella and her cousin reached a refugee camp in Sudan, it seemed to herald safety. ... In 2014 a Human Rights Watch report documented eight cases of Sudanese security handing Eritrean refugees over to traffickers, who would sell them on ... Sudanese officials deny kidnappings occur within camps.
Numerous sponsors have now come forward, through the charity, to enable four young people who live in a refugee camp in Uganda to carry out vocational studies. The group of four, aged between 16 and 25, have moved five hours away to Lira to study for six months. Three of the students – two females ...
Growing up with 200,000 other refugees at Kakuma Camp in Kenya, Biel learned how to run competitively. But his training ... Now appointed to the board of the Olympic Refuge Foundation (ORF), the 23-year-old wants to use his position to change the situation of sports in refugee camps, especially for kids.
Uganda now hosts over one million South Sudanese refugees; of those more than 85 per cent are women and children. The number of South Sudanese living in six refugee camps in northern Uganda rose to 1.03 million in October, but dropped to 986,000 by the end of December. Others crossed to Sudan, ...
Biel, a survivor of the Sudanese civil war who ran at the Games in Rio, is now leading a drive to improve sports facilities in refugee camps around the world and raise Olympic aspirations. Biel was 10 when his family's grass house in Sudan was burned to the ground. Left to fend for himself in the bush, ...
The forgiveness and peace we are talking about must start with us in our homes and camps." an attendee said. ... KAMPALA - A cross-section of South Sudan refugees in Uganda have called on their leaders and all nationals to forgive one another if the country is to attain lasting peace. They noted that the ...
Sometimes when refugees are at their lowest emotional point in his office in Hanford, Jacob Awar Ayuen, a psychiatric physician assistant, will tell the ... “Being somebody of that background myself who went through a war-torn country – from refugee camp to refugee camp with no food, no shoes – I feel like ...
UNDP COMPLETES LIVELIHOODS NEEDS ASSESSMENT FOR WHITE NILE REFUGEE CAMPS – UNDP completed a livelihoods needs assessments for refugee camps in December to inform programme planning on camp-based livelihoods interventions for refugees and the potential for out-of-camp ...
“I thank the government and the people of Central Africa for hosting the Sudanese refugees,” he said. UNHCR says the security situation in Darfur has improved following a disarmament process and an ease in fighting after Sudan announced short-term truces in Blue Nile and Kordofan regions. Sudanese ...
Lost Boy of Sudan John Dau, who now lives in Chesterfield, is on new mission to warn world of terrorist group ... was one of four in a group of 27 people who survived the journey and he was among thousands of children who spent years in refugee camps to escape political and religious warfare in Sudan.
Over a million people have fled violence in Equatoria, leaving behind ghost towns and fallow fields in what was once South Sudan's most peaceful and prosperous region. Most Equatorians fled to neighboring Uganda, but over 80,000 South Sudanese have also sought refuge in the Democratic Republic of ...
Eritrean girls chat on a bed in the unaccompanied minors section of Shagarab refugee camp, eastern Sudan. Photograph: Sally Hayden. Nurah's story (she requested anonymity because she fears retribution from smugglers or Sudanese security) is just one in a thick book of woes relating to Sudan. Here ...
SALT LAKE CITY — Kaltum Mohamed took one last look at the inside of her home in the Darfur region of Sudan and closed the front door. She took the hands of her children, then 5 and 3, and walked away. She moved slowly, burdened with the few practical possessions she could bring and the small ...
In the Meri refugee camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo, more than 30,000 South Sudanese refugees yearn to return to their homeland, which has ... "Of course, this is not the first signing of peace in South Sudan, several peace [deals] have been signed, so at the end of the day, what we expected ...
Upper Nile — Two Sudanese refugees from the Nuba Mountains have reportedly been killed at the Ida camps in South Sudan's Upper Nile in ... Another refugee died in a separate incident at camp Famer, which led to mass demonstrations at the Ajwang Tok and Famer camps on Monday and Tuesday.
Kaliso Duku is a refugee leader from the Pagirinya camp, which hosts nearly 40,000 South Sudanese refugees. ... Korcu, who represented the Agojo camp at the meeting, said some participants broke down in tears when describing how they fled South Sudan's conflict and their life in the refugee camps.
Satellite imagery from Bird.i shows how the world's largest refugee camp has grown dramatically in size since 2016. Bidi Bidi, in Uganda, is home to over 285,000 refugees who have fled famine and violence in South Sudan. New satellite technology has the potential to map previously unmapped and ...
The bid to remove African refugees - mostly Sudanese and Eritreans - is not new. Those who have made their ... is close to impossible. Only 200 people have been given refugee status since 1948; the African Refugee Development Center says Israel recognises fewer than one percent of refugee claims.
January 13, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Governor of the Blue Nile State Hussein Yassen Hamad said 13,000 out of 55,000 Sudanese refugees have returned to ... The Sudanese refugees were being sheltered in camps and among host communities along the Ethiopia-Sudan border since their arrival in 2011.
The UNHCR said it has noted a decrease of over 26,000 South Sudanese refugees living in four camps in Sudan.In a report seen by APA on ... It said similarly there was a drop of 6,158 in Sirajiya, and 1,572 in El Meiram, West Kordofan and 2,763 at Al Waral refugee camp in White Nile. “The total number of ...
One of Ames' newest families didn't move from Des Moines, Iowa City or anywhere else in the state or the country. They came from a refugee camp in South Sudan. A mother and her three children, ages 5, 9 and 13, are among the few refugees that have been able to resettle in the United States during the ...
Since South Sudan's government captured a rebel base last week in the country's southwest, hundreds of refugees have poured into Democratic ... Liwa Morris Taban, chairman of Aba's South Sudanese refugee community, said anyone who enters Congo as a civilian should be allowed to register as a ...


 

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