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  • National Refugee Policy - Picture

    news The Zambian Minister of Home Affairs, Honourable Jack J. Mwiimbu launched the National Refugee policy and Implementation Plan on Friday, January 19th, 2024. The Policy outlines a progressive approach to asylum and refugee management that reflects and arti, 23 Jan 2024 (4 months ago )
    The Minister of Home Affairs, Honourable Jack Mwiimbu, launches the National Refugee Policy in Lusaka. Looking on is the UNHCR Representative in Zambia, Ms Preeta Law.
  • Main World Refugee Commemoration in Kaoma - UNHCR Regional Director for Southern Africa - Valentin Tapsoba - and the Permanent Secretary in ...

    news UNHCR, 23 Jan 2024 (4 months ago )
    UNHCR and the Office of the Commissioner for Refugees held the main World Refugee Day Commemoration in the Kaoma District of Western Province. Other refugee-hosting location like Lusaka, Meheba and Mantapala also held separate WRD commemorations.
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    news UNHCR, 23 Jan 2024 (4 months ago )
    World Refugee Day 2023 main commemoration held in Kaoma District of Western Province.
  • WRD

    news UNHCR, 23 Jan 2024 (4 months ago )
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Regional Refugee Response Plan Dashboard - September 2023

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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Regional Refugee Response Plan Dashboard - September 2023
    Publish date: 20 December 2023 (5 months ago)
    Create date: 21 December 2023 (5 months ago)
  • A total of 10,851 individuals (2,922 families) voluntarily repatriated to the Democratic Republic of Congo between December 2021, when the first phase of the repatriation began and January 2023. The 3rd Phase of the Congolese repatriation is planned to commence in October 2023. Between 1 January and 30 September 2023, a total of 9,931 individuals were registered in the database. These comprised birth registrations, new arrivals and in-situ registrations. Of the 9,931, some 4,901 were new arrivals, with the majority from the DRC. From 1 January to 30 September 2023, some 2,409 individuals have cumulatively been submitted to various resettlement countries for resettlement consideration. 750 individuals have departed on resettlement so far this year to different countries. KEY INDICATORS 2,015 refugees were submitted to the USA as of 30 September 2023. 673 individuals departed on resettlement to various countries between 1 January and 30 September 2023. 67,197 individuals received treatment and care from the 10 settlement health facilities from 1 January to 30 September 2023. 13,096 are enrolled in schools across the three refugee settlements in Zambia, with 13% being from the host community. MAIN ACTIVITIES UNHCR and its partners support the Government to provide legal and community-based protection and social support. These interventions reached 19,817 persons in Lusaka and other urban areas, 39,838 people in the Meheba refugee settlement and 24,252 persons in the Mayukwayukwa refugee settlement in the North-Western and Western Provinces, respectively, and 8,138 persons in Mantapala settlement in Luapula Province are supported. Financial Information Contributions for the Zambia refugee operation (in US$) Total UNHCR financial requirements in 2023 for Zambia amount to US$ 25.5 million. Total recorded contributions for the UNHCR operation in Zambia as of 30 September 2023 amount to US$7,554,129 (70% funding gap). UNHCR is grateful to all donors for their continuous support. UNHCR is also grateful for unearmarked contributions made at the global level, which allow UNHCR critical flexibility to reach people in the greatest need and at the greatest risk.
    highlight 03 Nov 2023 (6 months ago)
    Zambia
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    UNHCR Factsheet August 2023 - Zambia

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    UNHCR Factsheet August 2023 - Zambia
    Publish date: 27 September 2023 (7 months ago)
    Create date: 27 September 2023 (7 months ago)
  • From 1 January to 31 August 2023, some 1,552 individuals have cumulatively been submitted to various resettlement countries for resettlement consideration. 673 individuals have departed on resettlement so far this year to different countries. 1,552 refugees were submitted to various countries for resettlement consideration between 1 January and 31 August 2023. 58,531 individuals received treatment and care from the 10-settlement health facilities from 1 January to 31 August 2023. 13,096 are enrolled in schools across the three refugee settlements in Zambia, with 13% being from the host community. MAIN ACTIVITIES UNHCR and partners support the Government to provide legal and community-based protection and social support. These interventions reach 19,299 persons in Lusaka, 39,499 people in Meheba refugee settlement and 23,906 persons in Mayukwayukwa refugee settlement, in the North-Western and Western Provinces, respectively, and 7,943 persons in Mantapala settlement in Luapula Province are supported.
    highlight 27 Sep 2023 (7 months ago)
    Zambia
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Regional Refugee Response Plan Dashboard - June 2023

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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Regional Refugee Response Plan Dashboard - June 2023
    Publish date: 14 August 2023 (9 months ago)
    Create date: 14 August 2023 (9 months ago)
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    April Factsheet - Zambia

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    Factsheet
    Publish date: 20 July 2023 (10 months ago)
    Create date: 20 July 2023 (10 months ago)