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  • IN FEBRUARY 2022 UNHCR referred 197 refugees for resettlement to Sweden. The Office also facilitated the US Citizenship and Immigration Service and Resettlement Support Center Circuit Rides to process 837 and 392 refugees respectively. 1,080 refugee households (4,377 individuals) from the DRC in Mantapala settlement have expressed intention to return. Some 263 households are ready to return immediately when voluntary repatriation will reassume. A total of 9,701 (M:4,264; F:5437) out patient department (OPD) consultations were made in urban areas and in the three refugee settlements with 22% (2,095) being members of the host community.
    highlight 10 May 2022 (1 month ago)
    Zambia
  • 97 Congolese refugees (32 households) were repatriated from Mantapala settlement to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in the first week of January, In January, WFP distributed cash for food assistance, under the Cash-based Transfer (CBT) programme, to 16,965 refugees (8,309 men and 8,656 women) in Mantapala settlement. UNHCR’s livelihoods partner, Caritas Czech Republic (CCR) commenced the distribution of agricultural tools to 526 families out of the targeted 672 families in Meheba refugee settlement. received the tools. .
    highlight 20 Mar 2022 (3 months ago)
    Zambia
  • Over a period of three weeks, from 21 December 2021, a total of 300 Congolese were repatriated from Zambia’s Mantapala settlement IN Luapula Province to Pweto, Haute Kantanga, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The 300 were repatriated in weekly convoys of 100 individuals.
    highlight 28 Jan 2022 (5 months ago)
    Zambia
  • Some 257 women and youth owned businesses from Lusaka, Meheba, Mayukwayukwa and Mantapala refugee settlements were supported with business grants to help them recover their small-scale businesses. A total of 5,440 people of concern (PoCs) in the three refugee settlements have undertaken COVID-19 tests since the pandemic began in March 2020. At the end of October 2021, UNHCR submitted 169 cases comprising 643 refugees for resettlement consideration. Most of the resettlement departures were to Nordic countries.
    highlight 02 Dec 2021 (6 months ago)
    Zambia
  • Some 257 women and youth owned businesses from Lusaka, Meheba, Mayukwayukwa and Mantapala refugee settlements were supported with business grants to help them recover their small-scale businesses. A total of 5,440 people of concern (PoCs) in the three refugee settlements have undertaken COVID-19 tests since the pandemic began in March 2020. At the end of October 2021, UNHCR submitted 169 cases comprising 643 refugees for resettlement consideration. Most of the resettlement departures were to Nordic countries.
    highlight 02 Dec 2021 (6 months ago)
    Zambia
  • At the end of September, UNHCR had submitted 163 cases comprising 624 refugees for resettlement consideration. Most of the cases were submitted to the Nordic countries. A total of 5,231 people of concern (PoCs) have had access to COVID-19 testing in Zambia. Some 254 refugee business holders benefited from Cash-based Intervention (CBI) for livelihoods amounting to over US$ 58,000 in September. .
    highlight 08 Nov 2021 (7 months ago)
    Zambia
  • At the end of September, UNHCR had submitted 163 cases comprising 624 refugees for resettlement consideration. Most of the cases were submitted to the Nordic countries. A total of 5,231 people of concern (PoCs) have had access to COVID-19 testing in Zambia. Some 254 refugee business holders benefited from Cash-based Intervention (CBI) for livelihoods amounting to over US$ 58,000 in September.
    highlight 08 Nov 2021 (7 months ago)
    Zambia
  • At the end of September, UNHCR had submitted 163 cases comprising 624 refugees for resettlement consideration. Most of the cases were submitted to the Nordic countries. A total of 5,231 people of concern (PoCs) have had access to COVID-19 testing in Zambia. Some 254 refugee business holders benefited from Cash-based Intervention (CBI) for livelihoods amounting to over US$ 58,000 in September.
    highlight 08 Nov 2021 (7 months ago)
    Zambia
  • Some 131 business holders in Lusaka and the three refugee settlements directly benefited from Cash-based Intervention (CBI) for livelihoods amounting to US$ 58,211.09.
    highlight 07 Oct 2021 (8 months ago)
    Zambia
  • During the month of September 2021, a total of 626 new refugees were registered, bringing the number of People of Concern (PoCs) hosted by Zambia to 102,32 (72,075 Refugees, 5,479 asylum-seekers and 24,774 others of concern) as of 30 September 2021.
    highlight 07 Oct 2021 (8 months ago)
    Zambia