Uganda – Emergency Response for South Sudanese Refugees – CARE Canada 2017

Reporting Organization:CARE Canada
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 750,000
Timeframe: October 17, 2017 - August 21, 2018
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Maxime Michel
[email protected]

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

CARE Canada

Participating Organizations

Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Uganda - $ 750,000.00 (100.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Other - Total Budget Allocation

Humanitarian Response (100 %)

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September 2017 – Uganda hosts the largest number of refugees in Africa, more than 1.3 million, with roughly two thirds of them having arrived from South Sudan since July 2016. This large and rapid influx has strained the humanitarian response capacity in northern Uganda to near breaking. New refugee settlements almost immediately reach full capacity, while service providers struggle to meet the most basic needs of the community. Overall, South Sudanese make up more than three quarters of the refugee population in Uganda (more than 1 million people). With GAC support, CARE Canada is providing support for much-needed healthcare (including sexual and reproductive health), shelter, and protection for at least 26,000 South Sudanese refugees and host communities in the Arua district of Uganda. Activities include: (1) provision of support (training, equipment, supplies) for local health facilities; (2) construction of temporary shelters to house new arrivals; and (3) enhancement of available protection services for survivors of SGBV and other vulnerable persons.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adult women Adolescent females
Descriptors: Rural Refugees Persons with disabilities
Total Direct Population: 26,580
Total Indirect Population: 255,223
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Beneficiaries receiving case management
Construction of shelters
Facilities strengthened
Health staff trained
People reached through awareness sessions
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved access to healthcare; (2) improved access to shelter; and (3) improved access to protection services amongst South Sudanese refugees and host communities in Uganda. The expected ultimate outcome is lives saved, suffering alleviated and human dignity maintained in countries experiencing humanitarian crises or acute food insecurity.

Achieved Results



MNCH-related indicators
  • Relevant data collection on vital statistics (birth, deaths, and causes of deaths) are collected
SDG Goal 3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
  • SDG 3.1.2 Proportion of births attended by skilled health personnel
SRHR-related Indicators
  • # of health care service providers trained in SRHR services
  • # of health professionals trained to provide safe abortion and post-abortion care
  • # of people who have experienced, or are at risk of, any form of SGBV that have received related services in the previous 12 months
  • # of women and girls (age) provided with access to sexual and reproductive health services, including modern methods of contraception
  • # of women and girls, men and boys, demonstrating positive attitudes towards ending SGBV
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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