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South Sudanese refugees wait to be registered at the Imvepi Reception Centre, Arua District, Northern Region, Uganda. ; More than 1.5 million South Sudanese refugees have fled to neighbouring countries in the region, around half of which are located in Uganda. More than two-thirds of South Sudanese refugees living in Uganda have arrived since the outbreak of violence in Juba in July 2016. Currently, the influx shows little sign of abating, with more than 116,000 South Sudanese refugees having fled to Uganda in 2017 alone.
South Sudanese refugees wait to be registered at the Imvepi Reception Centre, Arua District, Northern Region, Uganda. ; More than 1.5 million South Sudanese refugees have fled to neighbouring countries in the region, around half of which are located in Uganda. More than two-thirds of South Sudanese refugees living in Uganda have arrived since the outbreak of violence in Juba in July 2016. Currently, the influx shows little sign of abating, with more than 116,000 South Sudanese refugees having fled to Uganda in 2017 alone.

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Uganda 'providing a lesson' in welcoming refugees

If a country as poor as Uganda can be a generous host for refugees, "then the rest of us need to up our game as well," says David Miliband, President of the IRC.

Uganda 'providing a lesson' in welcoming refugees

If a country as poor as Uganda can be a generous host for refugees, "then the rest of us need to up our game as well," says David Miliband, President of the IRC.