- Jan. 14, 2021
-- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
) is a UN agency mandated to aid and protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and stateless people, and to assist in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with over 17,300 staff working in 135 countries.WHO IS A REFUGEE?
Refugee is someone who "owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality, and is unable to or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country..."ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF UNHCR IN UGANDA
Uganda is currently hosting 1,394,678 refugees and continues to receive simultaneous arrivals from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), South Sudan and Burundi. The number of South Sudanese refugees in Uganda is over eight hundred thousand, and arrivals from the DRC have been on the rise since the beginning of 2020. UNHCR (https://www.alljobspo.com/uganda-jobs/jobs.php?search=Unhcr)
is working closely with the refugee-hosting districts to provide analysis on refugees in the settlements and support the planning processes for these District Development Plans (DDPs). Protection duties have stayed at the center of UNHCR's work throughout the long term. These incorporate proceeding with endeavors to advance and expand the global lawful structure, to create and fortify haven frameworks, to improve security norms, to look for solid arrangements, and numerous different exercises intended to guarantee the wellbeing and prosperity of exiles. UNHCR's main objectives in Uganda were to provide international protection and assistance and pursue durable solutions for refugees; assist Sudanese and Congolese refugees to attain increased self-reliance and continue working towards the integration of refugee services into the national service structure; and intensify collaboration with other UN development agencies through the UN Country Team (UNCT) in order to increase funding for the implementation of the Self-Reliance Strategy (SRS) for refugees and host communities.LATEST UNHCR JOBS IN UGANDA
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