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     Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, engages refugees from South Sudan at Pagrinya refugee resettlement in Adjumani district of Uganda August 29, 2016. Grandi was recently quated by the Guardian newspaper saying Uganda  is now “at breaking point”.“Uganda has continued to maintain open borders,” said Ruhakana Rugunda, Uganda’s prime minister. “But this unprecedented mass influx is placing enormous strain on our public services and local infrastructure.” © Jiro Ose

Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, engages refugees from South Sudan at Pagrinya refugee resettlement in Adjumani district of Uganda August 29, 2016. Grandi was recently quated by the Guardian newspaper saying Uganda is now “at breaking point”. 

“Uganda has continued to maintain open borders,” said Ruhakana Rugunda, Uganda’s prime minister. “But this unprecedented mass influx is placing enormous strain on our public services and local infrastructure.” © Jiro Ose