Impact Of Poverty On Refugees Settlement In Kyangwali Settlement Hoima District .The Case Study Of Kyangwale Refugee Settlement

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According to World Bank (2002), poverty is defined as inability of a person to live on 1 U$ per day which is equivalent to 2000 Uganda shillings Poverty has also been defined as the inability of a person to meet the basic needs such as food, shelter, education, medication and clothing. Mean while refugees are people who flew away and settle in a particular area because of wars or insurgency, diseases such as landslides, volcanic eruption among others. When they are seen in an area they are known as internally displaced persons (Uganda poverty status report 2005) Nearly 3 billion people world over survive on less than a dollar per day. The wealth of the three world’s richest people combined is more than GDP (gross domestic product) of forty eight (48) poorest countries in Africa. Poverty in the world has been characterized by high level of illiteracy whereby billion people were unable to write their names by the year 2000, political instabilities and civil wars leading to high numbers of refugees, 1 billion children lives in poverty, 640 million people cannot afford shelter, 400 million cannot afford clean water, 270 million do not have access to health services hence there is also high infant mortality rates with 10.6 million children dead in 2003 before reaching five years (report from UN 2002) In Uganda, according to the house hold survey data (1997), shows that 44% of Ugandans are unable to meet their basic needs, and are living below the absolute poverty line, while 25% of the population cannot even meet their daily food requirements and live below the food poverty

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Research, A. & ANDREW, O (2021). Impact Of Poverty On Refugees Settlement In Kyangwali Settlement Hoima District .The Case Study Of Kyangwale Refugee Settlement. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-poverty-on-refugees-settlement-in-kyangwali-settlement-hoima-district-the-case-study-of-kyangwale-refugee-settlement

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Research, AfroAsia, and OTOO ANDREW "Impact Of Poverty On Refugees Settlement In Kyangwali Settlement Hoima District .The Case Study Of Kyangwale Refugee Settlement" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-poverty-on-refugees-settlement-in-kyangwali-settlement-hoima-district-the-case-study-of-kyangwale-refugee-settlement. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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Research, AfroAsia, and OTOO ANDREW . "Impact Of Poverty On Refugees Settlement In Kyangwali Settlement Hoima District .The Case Study Of Kyangwale Refugee Settlement". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021. Web. 19 Sep. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-poverty-on-refugees-settlement-in-kyangwali-settlement-hoima-district-the-case-study-of-kyangwale-refugee-settlement >.

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Research, AfroAsia and ANDREW, OTOO . "Impact Of Poverty On Refugees Settlement In Kyangwali Settlement Hoima District .The Case Study Of Kyangwale Refugee Settlement" Afribary (2021). Accessed September 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-poverty-on-refugees-settlement-in-kyangwali-settlement-hoima-district-the-case-study-of-kyangwale-refugee-settlement