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Oruchinga Refugee Camp

06:48 Feb 26 2017 Isingiro, Western Region, Uganda

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The Oruchinga Refugee Settlement is located 20 kilometers from the Tanzanian border. The government of Uganda and the UNHCR established the settlement between 1959 and 1961, when Uganda experienced the arrival of thousands of Rwandese Tutsis fleeing ethnic violence.

According to the UNHCR, the camp hosts around 4,851 refugees on 31st January 2017, most of them Congolese.
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