Yambio, 1st September 2017. The Government Commission for Refugees Affairs in Gbudue State expresses its commitment to provide good security and humanitarian assistance to the refugees in Western Equatoria.
Samuel Bororete, representative of the commission, says government is working on protection of refugees and IDPs in service delivery activities at camps mostly on security and assistance, Radio Anisa reports.
He cites some challenges facing the Commission including limited resources to carry out their task effectively.
Refugees in the state are facing insecurity threats and misunderstand between them and host communities, he explains.
David Baraka, UNHCR Registration Assistant, says Yambio is hosting 8,649 refugees with 86 individuals seeking asylum.
He says UNHCR is supposed to carry registration after every two years, but insecurity hindered the agency from carrying out its duties this year.
Baraka adds that UNHCR always issue ID cards to refugees for their movement and protection in the country.
Western Equatoria region is hosting refugees from Eritrea, Central African Republic, and Democratic Republic of Congo.
The representatives were presenting report in UNHCR three-day training in Yambio on Thursday.
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