Overview
Mozambique hosts more than 33,000 refugees and asylum seekers and more than 830,000 IDPs, as of end of July 2023 (both as a result of the ongoing conflict in northern provinces and natural disasters such as cyclones and floods in central provinces). UNHCR provides comprehensive and solutions-oriented support, including livelihoods and self-reliance activities, to people of concern while advocating for the inclusion of refugees and stateless in the national system. Since August 2020, when UNHCR declared a level-2 Emergency for Mozambique, the operation scaled up its capacity to respond to the additional humanitarian needs resulting from escalating violence in the northern provinces of the country. Under the clusters approach, UNHCR leads the protection cluster for the IDPs response on both north and central regions. Finally, the UNHCR adapted its operations to the context of the COVID-19 pandemic to stay and deliver protection and solutions to refugees and IDPs.
Total Population of Concern JSON 
915,870
آخر تحديث 31 Dec 2023
Source - UNHCR, Government, IOM 
Total refugees and asylum-seekers in Mozambique** JSON 
23,603
آخر تحديث 31 Dec 2023
Source - UNHCR, Government 
Refugees and asylum-seekers by country of origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source تاريخ البيانات Population
Dem. Rep. of the Congo UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2023   39.5% 9,326
Burundi UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2023   35.2% 8,300
Rwanda UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2023   14.4% 3,409
Somalia UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2023   8.5% 2,007
Côte d'Ivoire UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2023   1.7% 396
Others UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2023   0.7% 165


** The Government of Mozambique, with the support of UNHCR Mozambique, is undertaking a nation-wide biometric verification exercise to verify the personal information of asylum seekers and refugees, anchor their identities, and avoid cases of registration duplication. Over 26,257 refugees and asylum-seekers have been verified to date in Maputo, Nampula city and the Maratane Camp. The exercise will continue to other areas of Mozambique.
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    850,599
    آخر تحديث 31 Dec 2023
    Source - IOM 
    IDPs in Central Mozambique caused by disaster* JSON 
    41,668
    آخر تحديث 31 Dec 2023
    Source - IOM 
    *IOM (Displacement Tracking Matrix) Figures refer to number of people displaced due to conflict (North Mozambique: Cabo Delgado, Nampula and Niassa provinces) and due to natural disaster (Central Mozambique: Sofala, Manica, Tete and Zambezia provinces)
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    Date of Funding Data 20 July 2023 (7 months ago)
    • Deputy Director for UNHCR Southern Africa Bureau, Angele Dikongue-Atangana, visiting relocation IDPs site in Nanjua, Ancuabe and meeting with internally displaced and host communities.
      © UNHCR/Deiliany de Souza December 2020

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      © UNHCR/Deiliany de Souza August 2020

    • UNHCR in partnership with the Catholic University of Mozambique has started a pilot project in Josina Machel neighborhood, Pemba city, to provide legal counselling and legal assistance to IDPs and host communities on issues related to birth registration an
      © UNHCR/Deiliany Souza

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      © UNHCR/Juliana Ghazi

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      The on-going conflicts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have caused and continue to cause internal and external displacement of populations. In 2017, some 100,000 Congolese fled to neighbouring countries as refugees, due to widespread militia activities, unrest and violence, joining the 585,000 already in exile. The security conditions in DRC, especially in the eastern and central parts have continued to worsen since the beginning of 2018. Because of this, the Congolese refugee population is now among the ten largest in the world. Nearly 55 per cent are children, many crossing borders unaccompanied or separated. Existing camps and sites in many asylum countries are saturated, and available basic services are stretched to the limit. The situation requires support, adequate resources and collaboration so that effective protection and assistance can be delivered efficiently to Congolese refugees.

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      The Regional Bureau emphasises ensuring a favourable protection environment; providing community-based protection and multi-sectoral assistance; pursuing durable solutions for people of concern; promoting social cohesion and peaceful co-existence; enhancing emergency preparedness and response capacity. “We are never as effective as when the 'whole-of-society' is working together to bring compassion, resources and expertise in response to humanitarian situations. In the spirit of the Global Compact on Refugees and UNHCR’s IDP Policy, governments, NGOs, civil society, private sector and people of concern are UNHCR’s most important partners in responding to the displacement of more than [9.5 million] people of concern in the Southern Africa region.” Regional Director : Valentin Tapsoba