Our staff go without sleep, travel hundreds of miles over poor terrain, navigate checkpoints, and enter tumultuous areas.Read More
Trekking hundreds of miles in search of refuge. Going without food or water. Seeing friends or family members shot or eaten by wild animals. These are things that most of us will never have to experience. However, at the age of 7, Arok Garang endured all of it.Read More
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.
Global Refuge began our "Refugee Night" series in order to share experiences with the local community and give a voice to refugees, both here and abroad.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More