10th June 2023
Make a Donation

Europe offers $2m to Unicef to support S Sudanese refugees in Uganda

Author : | Published: Monday, April 20, 2015

Europe has provided more than $2 million to support the emergency response to South Sudanese refugees in Uganda.

The funds will be used to facilitate immunization, nutrition, water and sanitation projects.

The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department, had earlier offered 2 million dollars to UNICEF Uganda to facilitate activities in five districts which are hosting the refugees.

The department’s humanitarian advisor, for the Horn of Africa, Kenya and Uganda, Isabelle D’Haudt says part of the funds will be used to reach more than 200,000 children with measles and polio immunization.

There are close to 144,000 South Sudanese refugees in Uganda, with more than 70,000 of them being children.

Support Eye Radio, the first independent radio broadcaster of news, information & entertainment in South Sudan.

Make a monthly or a one off contribution.

error: Alert: Content is protected !!