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Uganda: UNHCR Uganda: Resettlement Factsheet (1 January – 31 December 2018)

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Country: Australia, Canada, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Netherlands, Norway, Somalia, South Sudan, Sweden, Uganda, United States of America

Resettlement Achievements from 2012 to 2018

  • In 2018, largest resettlement submissions ever achieved out of Uganda and largest in Africa

  • Achievement of annual submission targets since 2012

  • In 2018, eight resettlement countries accepted to receive refugees from Uganda

  • High acceptance rate

  • Increased accessibility of resettlement due to expanded approach of durable solution project for DRC refugees since 2012 o Submission of 28,148 refugees, of which 25,528 from DRC since 2012

  • Reinforced infrastructure for large-scale resettlement processing

  • Since 2012, 20,216 refugees, of which 16,196 from DRC departed for resettlement

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[source: https://reliefweb.int/report/uganda/unhcr-uganda-resettlement-factsheet-1-january-31-december-2018]

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