Posts tagged Global Refuge
A Doctor's Side of the Story

Where to begin?

That was my thought as we arrived at the remote Rhino camp area of Northern Uganda in February of last year.  I was traveling with GRI Medical Director Matt Nowland, and GRI in-country staff Bonny and Joshua.  There had been a huge influx of South Sudanese refugees into Uganda in recent days.  U.N. staff had organized a transit camp near the border, and for as far as the eye could see people sat in small groups, surrounded by their few belongings.  

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S. Sudan: Refuge in the Midst of Desperation

Last month at this clinic we treated 7253 people, 90% of whom were South Sudanese refugees fleeing the fighting in South Sudan. Our normal treatment reaches between 3500 to 4000 people. In the month of July there were 1934 positive malaria cases. This area of Uganda is having a horrible year for malaria and many are dying when they don’t have to. 

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Our Shiny New Website

Have you ever felt really excited about something, but weren't able to get others excited because it was hard to explain? We know some incredible people who want to share about the work we do, but struggle to convey everything on their own. It is our hope that this new website will allow you to learn about Global Refuge, or make it easier to share about us with others.

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