Following the recent conflict witnessed in South Sudan, refugees continue to pour into northern part of Uganda in huge numbers.
The number of refugees reportedly has shot up since the clashes of army loyal to President Salva Kiir and those loyal to Vice President Riek Machar broke out early this month.
More than 14,887 South Sudan refugees have crossed over into Uganda since July 7, when war broke out in Africa’s youngest country.
The highest number –7,225 new arrivals were recorded on July 18 according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
Media reports indicate 26,000 refugees have poured into Uganda through the border posts and is expected to hit 50,000 according to Mr Titus Jogo of the Adjumani Refugee Desk officer.
The crisis in South Sudan has seen countries including Kenya, Uganda, India and U.S. evacuate their citizens.
Kenya is on the forefront in making sure peace is restored in South Sudan.
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