Search form

Number of results: 27

  • Update: Over 20,000 DRC refugees in Angola

    news UNHCR, 12 May 2017 (5 years ago )
    Some 20,563 refugees have now arrived in Angola, fleeing insecurity and violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Kasai region since early April. A steady stream of refugees continue to cross into Dundo in Lunda Norte Province. More than 3,000 have arrived in the last few days The Angolan arm...
  • Angola: UNHCR airlifts aid to newly-arrived refugees from the DRC

    news UNHCR, 30 Apr 2017 (5 years ago )
    A plane carrying UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, core relief items arrived in Luanda, Angola, to assist over 11,000 people who fled a recent surge of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The aircraft, supported by UPS, landed Sunday morning from Dubai, carrying 3,500 plastic sheets as ...
  • Biometric registration kicks off

    news UNHCR, 02 Jun 2017 (5 years ago )
    MINARS, SME and UNHCR started on June 1, 2017 biometric registration of the Congolese refugees recently arrived in Lunda Norte province. So far, 1,200 refugees have been biometrically enrolled and individually registered. MINARS, UNHCR and WFP have pre-registered almost 23,000 refugees up to date. B...
  • DR Congo children find refuge in Zambia

    news Al Jazeera, 08 Oct 2017 (5 years ago )
    Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo are bearing the brunt of escalating violence between Congolese security forces and armed groups in the country.
  • President Edgar Chagwa Lungu, visited Kenani refugee transit centre in Nchelenge

    news Lusaka Times, 01 Nov 2017 (5 years ago )
    Pictures from the President's visit in Kenani TC
  • Former teacher’s passion revived through teaching refugees in Angola

    news UNHCR, 20 Aug 2018 (4 years ago )
    After being displaced by conflict in the DRC, Congolese refugee resumes his calling as a teacher, imparting knowledge to refugee students
  • Rwanda issues IDs to more than 2,000 refugees

    news The EastAfrican, 30 Aug 2018 (4 years ago )
    Rwanda has issued more than 2,500 identity cards to refugees in the country to enable them move freely and access social services and jobs.
  • Zambia to relocate DRC refugees to permanent settlement by end of July

    news XINHUANET, 06 Jun 2018 (4 years ago )
    LUSAKA, June 5 (Xinhua) -- The Zambian government expects to relocate all the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) refugees currently being kept at a temporary transit center in Nchelenge district in Luapula Province by the end of July, the United Nations (UN) refugee agency said on Tuesday. Zambia...
  • DRC Congo violence sees surge in refugees fleeing eastwards

    news UNHCR, 30 Jan 2018 (5 years ago )
    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is alarmed by a recent surge in violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which is driving large numbers of Congolese to flee eastwards to neighbouring Burundi, Tanzania and Uganda.
  • Preventing acute malnutrition among young Congolese refugee children

    news UNHCR, 10 Jul 2017 (5 years ago )
    Partners joined forces to distribute SuperCereal Plus, a highly nutritious fortified cereal for all Congolese refugee children aged from 6 months to two years at the Cacanda reception centre on 7 and 8 July. In June, a blanket monthly distribution of the nutritious supplementary foods to children ag...