CERF allocates nearly to $5 million to help refugees in Uganda

Allocation Story: 
Allocation Story

17 September 2013: The deteriorating security situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has led thousands of refugees to seek shelter in Uganda since 2012. When fighting intensified in July, a massive influx of some 20,000 new refugees hit Uganda’s Bubukwanga Transit Centre. The centre, which has a capacity of 12,000 refugees, now hosts more than 22,206 refugees. With more refugees waiting in the border areas and the rainy season around the corner, Uganda urgently needs humanitarian assistance.   

CERF allocates nearly $5 million to help refugees in Uganda

Allocation Story: 
Allocation Story

17 September 2013: The deteriorating security situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has led thousands of refugees to seek shelter in Uganda since 2012. When fighting intensified in July, a massive influx of some 20,000 new refugees hit Uganda’s Bubukwanga Transit Centre. The centre, which has a capacity of 12,000 refugees, now hosts more than 22,206 refugees. With more refugees waiting in the border areas and the rainy season around the corner, Uganda urgently needs humanitarian assistance.

Uganda 2012

CERF provides $7 million to aid Congolese refugees in Uganda

13 July 2012: The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has provided US$6,887,544 to six UN agencies and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in response to an influx of over 30,000 refugees fleeing fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). 

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