Hoping for peace, afraid of war: the dilemmas of repatriation and belonging on the borders of Uganda and South Sudan

Published: 15 Nov 2010
By: Lucy Hovil

IRRI’s Senior Researcher Lucy Hovil has written UNHCR’s latest working paper on the process of repatriation of Southern Sudanese refugees in Uganda. While the official repatriation process continues, the paper demonstrates that refugees are creating their own durable solutions through a combination of economic and social integration and ongoing movement in and out of Sudan. The paper explores both the process of official repatriation and the practical survival strategies and how to create better resonance between the two.

Read the full paper here

Programmes: Resolving Displacement
Regions: Great Lakes Region, Uganda, South Sudan
Type: External Article, IRRI Blog