Imvepi Refugee Settlement in Arua District, Northern Uganda
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and partners opened a new settlement area in Arua district, northern Uganda, in February 2017, to host thousands of refugees arriving from South Sudan. The new Imvepi settlement was opened after Palorinya settlement in Moyo district, which was opened in December 2016, rapidly reached its 135,000 refugee-hosting capacity.
New arrivals wait to be assigned to different zones within the camp.
- Credits Mark Garten/UN Photo
- Themes Migration
- Regions Uganda