Uganda is one of the biggest refugee hosting countires in the world.
The refugee population in Uganda has been growing rapidly since 2013. Currently about 200 asylum seekers arrives daily in the country, Kongolese refugees come across the border over Lake Albert. The boat trip takes several hours and most the refugees cannot swim.
After arriving to Uganda, refugees are placed to transit centers. Transit and reception centers are overcrowded, and many of the refugees has to sleep in temporary tent shelters.
There's a serioius lack of food, water and medicines.