As of 1 January 2020, there were a total of (1,359,464) of refugees living in Uganda. 1,300,025 living in settlements; of which 66% are from South Sudan, 28% from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 3% from Burundi, 1% from Rwanda, 1% from Somalia and 1% from other nationalities and 59,439 refugees living in Kampala from Congolese, Somalia, South Sudan, Burundi other nationalities. Urban population represents 4,3 % of the refugee population.
The overall resettlement co-ordination and management in Uganda is under the authority and supervision of the Senior Resettlement Officer (SRO) in Kampala. She is supervised by the Assistant Representative (Protection) and Deputy Representative (Protection). She is assisted by one P3 Resettlement Officer in Kampala. The RST unit is managed by the Senior RST Officer who coordinate the overall RST activities. She is assisted by one RST Officer in Kampala.
Four reviewers with additional responsibilities are in Kampala and Kyaka. This includes the candidate under the current TOR. RST processing centers are currently located in 7 locations: Kampala extension, Kyaka, Nakivale, Kyangwali, Adjumani, Arua and Yumbe RST caseworkers are operating from those locations under the direct supervision of the Protection Officer in the field and technical supervision of the Resettlement expert in Kyaka and the Resettlement Officer located in Kampala.