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UNHCR Uganda
The official account of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in Uganda. You can also follow us on Facebook Instagram: unhcruganda
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UNHCR Uganda 10h
When there is peace, youth are equipped with skills to help them set up their own businesses.
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Filippo Grandi 18h
People are forced out of their homes in many different ways by the , and mass displacement can impact the environment, too. These are important aspects which I hope will be discussed at as we join efforts to step up .
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UNHCR Uganda 20h
"I dream of my children building South Sudan when peace returns,” says Patience.
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UNHCR Uganda Sep 20
More than 2,000 refugee and Ugandan youth expected to be trained on income generating skills over the next three years.
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UNHCR Uganda Sep 19
Students posing for a group photo at the newly opened Vocational Training Centre in Kyaka II settlement, Uganda. After successfully completing, the graduates 🎓 will receive a start-up lit to help the set up their businesses.
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UNHCR Uganda Sep 19
👨🏾‍🍳👩🏾‍🍳 Cooking 💇🏾‍♂️💇🏾‍♀️ Hairdressing
💈💈 Barbering
👩🏾‍🌾👨🏾‍🌾 Agriculture 
👩🏾‍🔧👨🏾‍🔧 Motorcycle 🏍 & bicycle 🚲 repair  are the course offered at the new vocational training center inaugurated today in Kyaka II refugee settlement.
 The programs are designed for young men and women age 15-25.
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UNHCR Uganda Sep 19
UNHCR Rep in Uganda, Joel Boutroue, Australian Deputy High Commissioner to Uganda, Jonathan Ball & National Director of Australia for UNHCR Ms. Naomi Steer, officially inaugurating the Sweswe Vocational Training Centre in Kyaka II refugee settlement in 🇺🇬
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UNHCR Uganda Sep 16
Only peace can make these dreams come true. 👨🏾‍⚕️👩🏾‍⚕️ doctors 👩🏾‍🌾👨🏾‍🌾 farmers 👩🏾‍🏫👨🏾‍🏫 teachers 👩🏾‍✈️👨🏾‍✈️ pilots 👩🏾‍⚖️👨🏾‍⚖️ lawyers 👮🏾‍♀️👮🏾‍♂️ law enforcement 👷🏾‍♀️👷🏾‍♂️ engineers
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UNHCR Uganda Sep 12
Everyone has the right to life and liberty. Everyone has the right to freedom from fear. Everyone has the right to seek asylum from persecution.
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UNHCR Uganda Sep 11
“It’s important to plant constantly so if one day we will go back to South Sudan we can leave this place as we found it.” Bidal is grateful for safety in Uganda. And if he gets the chance to go home, he wants to leave it like he found it.
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UNHCR Uganda Sep 11
Queen fled South Sudan as a young child in the early 1990s and found refuge in Uganda. As waves of violence hit her country over the years, she took in refugee children at her farm. She now feeds her 22 children with the crops she grows:
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UNHCR Uganda Sep 10
UNHCR Media Advisory Press Briefing Journalists confirm participation with Yonna at tukundan@unhcr.org by 11 September 2019.
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UNHCR Uganda Sep 9
💭Imagine if you were forced to flee your home to save yourself. 💭Imagine if you were then told you couldn’t finish school because you had no way of proving all your previous hard work. This is the reality for thousands of refugee children.
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Giles Duley Sep 7
What is the Unity? The Stamina or the Dododo? All to be revealed! And of course we could let the final day pass without cooking together On assignment with
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Giles Duley Sep 7
Spent an amazing few days with these incredible South Sudanese women. Their hair saloon in a Ugandan refugee camp is about more than hair, it’s a place of hope that tackles loneliness and isolation & story of self empowerment. Can’t wait to share their stories (1/2)
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UNHCR Uganda Sep 3
The 3% you didn’t know about. While 37% of the global youth population are enrolled in higher education, only 3% of refugee youth have access.
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UNHCR Uganda Sep 3
Everyone deserves to go to school - including refugee children. And we’re trying to bridge the gap. 📚24% of refugee adolescents attend secondary school. 📚84% of adolescents globally attend secondary school.
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Giles Duley Sep 2
Looking across the border from Uganda into South Sudan . On assignment with .
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UNHCR East, Horn of Africa and Great Lakes Sep 2
First day of school list: 🎒Backpack 📚Books ✏️Pencils 📓Notebook 🥪Lunch Let's work together to make sure every refugee child can experience the excitement of their first day of school. Here's how we're for them:🔗
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Giles Duley Sep 1
Without doubt this podcast with for is one of my favourite & most personal interviews. I think it really got to the heart of my work & who I am. If you are looking for some Sunday evening listening the whole series is fantastic
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