Coronavirus (COVID–19): What you need to know across refugee settlements

This is Invepi refugee settlement; majorly occupied by refugees from South Sudan. Picture by Ochan Hannington | 17 Jul 2020

Underage pregnancies have become the talk of the town. National media is broadcasting such news almost everyday. Refugees; especially leaders, living in North of Uganda, are bewildered. More and more underage-school-going girls are testing positive to pregnancies. Housing nearly 70,000 individuals; according to United Nations High Commission for Refugees, Invepi refugee camp of majorly South Sudanese people is not spared, too. Our reporter, Arike Emmanuel, lives here. He is refugee himself. He has witnessed the rising number of underage pregnancies – problem that has overshadowed coronavirus pandemic, itself. He reports.