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October 09, 2014

MSF is responding to a confirmed case of Marburg hemorrhagic fever in Kampala.

April 17, 2014

 

The flow of South Sudanese refugees to into Uganda shows no signs of abating. Every day, approximately 300 people cross the border to escape insecurity and lack of food in neighboring South Sudan. Since conflict erupted there in December between the army, loyal to President Salva Kiir, and forces supporting former Vice President Riek Machar, more than 66,000 South Sudanese have taken refuge in Adjumani district in northern Uganda.

January 23, 2014

In the past month alone, more than 89,000 South Sudanese people have fled the country and crossed into Kenya, Ethiopia, and Uganda to escape fighting in their homeland. At present, there are still more than 1,000 people per day undertaking long journeys by foot, bus, or truck, bringing only what they carry, and arriving across the border short on food and in need of medical care.

August 26, 2013

MSF is providing care and water and sanitation services in western Uganda, where tens of thousands of refugees fleeing insecurity in DRC arrived in mid-July.

September 13, 2012

The MSF emergency response to an outbreak of Ebola in Uganda has come to an end.

August 01, 2012

Emergency Coordinator Dr. Olimpia de la Rosa discusses MSF's response to an Ebola outbreak in Kibaale district.

July 10, 2012

In Uganda, MSF is providing aid to more than 25,000 refugees who fled violence in North Kivu, DRC.

May 19, 2011

Large parts of the population of Kaabong suffer from violence and chronic neglect—70 percent cannot access health care.

June 10, 2009

In the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and in the south of neighboring Sudan, Ugandan rebels from the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) have been perpetrating acts of extreme violence on civilians in response to operations conducted against them by national armies of the DRC, Uganda, and southern Sudan.

January 27, 2009

Since October 2008, following the latest fighting between armed groups in North Kivu province, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams have been assisting refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) at the Uganda border. At the Ishasha border crossing, the number of new arrivals has decreased significantly as the fighting in DRC eased.

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