Uganda at breaking point as Bidi Bidi becomes world’s largest refugee camp

More than 800,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Uganda since 2013 [Dan Kitwood/Getty Images]

Refugees gather at a settlement in Palorinya, northern Uganda. In March, 2,800 people arrived in Uganda every day from South Sudan.

The central reception area of the Imvepi refugee settlement, in northern Uganda, is packed to the brim. Thousands of people are crammed into a patch of land meant to hold just a fraction of the current load. They’ve been waiting for days, stuck in an administrative backlog the government of Uganda attributes to lack of funding and an unceasing stream of people from South Sudan.  Read More

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