Overview

Uganda currently hosts more than 1.4 million refugees and asylum seekers from neighbouring countries, including more than 1 million from South Sudan.? The high numbers have increasingly strained the humanitarian response in Uganda.

INFORM measures Uganda's risk of humanitarian crisis and disaster to be high, at 6.0/10. Lack of coping capacity is of concern, at 6.9/10. ?

Latest Developments

22/05 : No recent significant humanitarian developments. This country is being monitored by our analysis team.

Key priorities

Nutrition: SAM and GAM rates among refugees are of particular concern.

Food security: A large proportion of refugees in Uganda depend on food assistance.

WASH: As the number of refugees is constantly increasing, gaps in the provision of WASH services have been reported. 

Information Gaps and needs

Information on protection issues amongst the refugee population is lacking.