South Sudanese Refugee settlements

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Uganda is host to 620,000 refugees, about half of them are South Sudanese who fled fighting in the country. The war pitting President Salva Kiir against his former vice president Riek Machar has seen an estimated 2 million people displaced from their homes since December 2013.


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About the author

Barbara Among
Barbara Among is the URN Education Digest Editor-in-Chief based in Kampala. Among has been a URN staff member since 2015.

Among has worked as a reporter and investigative journalist for 11 years now, focusing on conflict in the Great Lakes region, human rights, terrorism, politics, business reporting, health and the environment.

She has previously worked with The East African, the Daily Monitor and the New Vision newspapers.

Her work has also appeared in the Guardian, UK, the Observer, UK, the Independent, UK, and Reuters. She is a winner of the David Astor Journalism Award and the Uganda Investigative journalism award.