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EMERGENCY IN UGANDA

Critical underfunding, devastating flooding and disease outbreaks (including Ebola) are causing suffering for hundreds of thousands of refugees and local community members in Uganda. We need urgent support to help save lives.

Uganda hosts more than 1.5 million refugees, the majority from neighbouring South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Local communities who have so little themselves are generously sharing their land, schools, and resources with refugees.

But more refugees fleeing violence are arriving in the country every day, needing relief items and shelter. On top of this, flooding and an Ebola outbreak mean that both refugees and local communities in Uganda are struggling more than ever before.

PLEASE DONATE NOW

As the costs of food, fuel and building materials are increasing globally, our work in Uganda is critically underfunded, meaning that we cannot provide even the most basic of services to those that need our help. More than 130 cases of Ebola have been confirmed among host communities so far, but limited funding means we cannot provide enough soap and hygiene kits-putting thousands at risk.

Recent flooding in the West Nile region of Uganda has destroyed shelters and latrines, yet we cannot repair them, risking the outbreak of water-borne diseases like cholera.

There is so much more to be done to support both refugee and host communities in Uganda who stand in solidarity with those forced to flee. But we cannot do this without your help.

Please donate today to provide life-saving support in Uganda.

  • 1,000THB can help provide 450g of soap per month to 50 refugees in a settlement to help them prevent the spread of disease
  • 2,500 THB can install toilet facilities for up to 25 people, to give privacy and help prevent the spread of disease
  • 9,500 THB is enough to provide an emergency shelter kit to a family (including iron sheeting, poles and ropes)
  • 16,500 can install five handwashing stations in communal areas of a settlement to promote hygiene

Donate via Bank Transfer option via Siam Commercial Bank Account Name: UNHCR Special Account Account No. 004-225859-6

*After completing the transfer of the donation, please send your payslip to LINE ID: @unhcrdonation

 

100% of your donation is used for benefit of refugees.

* Your donation is 100% secure and not tax deductible.

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