Uganda, UN Seek $8 Billion for South Sudanese Refugees

By RODNEY MUHUMUZA, Associated Press

Uganda’s government and the United Nations are appealing for $8 billion to deal with the crisis of refugees from South Sudan.

In a statement on World Refugee Day, the U.N. children’s fund said the money is needed for emergency aid as well as “resilience interventions” targeting both refugees and host communities over the next four years.

Most of the refugees are women and children, the reason UNICEF is calling the refugee influx “a children’s crisis.”

Read more on AP News.

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