The problems facing Sudanese women refugees in Mireyi Refugee Camp in Adjumani District and their coping mechanisms
Chol, Jacob Garang
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This paper have examines problems facing women refugees in Mireyi camp, in Adjumani district, of Uganda. The research purpose was to assess the various refugees’ ways of life in the refugee camps around Adjumani District, and the problems facing women. Coping mechanism of women refugees in Miireyi camp to be exact. The main argument is specifically about women refugees’ way of life in the camp and how women managed miserable camp life in Miireyi with in an unequal ratio: to household members. This research interrogates the various causes of camp fights amongst the different social groups. It also, explores other focus fields of the literature such as resolution mechanisms such as the local conflict resolutions and punishing demeanors in regards to their judicial systems commonly adapted in the district, the institutions of local council administration and management, their composition, role could sentence wrong doers to short term imprisonments. The analysis explores that refugees are soft targets by the criminals in Adjumani district. Robbing refugees with their food stuff is such a big problem that makes headlines in Miireyi camp in early July 2017. I mean local people (Madi) are the major suppliers of cereal maize to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR) and some citizens described it as “Abricaako” literally meaning that hunger has not yet reached our village therefore taking back what belongs to us is the order of the day. Refugees though have various negative impacts, effects inflicted on the specific hosting communities, and the end to the means is poverty and witchcraft overshadowed on the other counterparts because of hatred upon land conflicts thus interventions have been adapted through both central and local government and the land committees at respective levels appointed by the honorable district Member of Parliament General Moses Ali to resolve conflicts between the refugees and the local people.