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  • Zambian President calls on international community to scale-up assistance to Congolese refugees

    news ReliefWeb, 31 Oct 2017 (5 years ago )
    The President of Zambia Edgar Chagwa Lungu visited Kenani Transit Centre in the northern Zambia to assess the situation of over 6,000 refugees fleeing the violence and insecurity from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since end of August.
  • UNHCR chief calls for increased support for Congolese refugees

    news UNHCR, 13 Apr 2018 (4 years ago )
    In a week-long trip to Africa’s Great Lakes region, Filippo Grandi calls for renewed efforts to find solutions for refugees.
  • Thousands of DR Congo refugees escaping violence to Uganda

    news Al Jazeera, 13 Apr 2018 (4 years ago )
    Al Jazeera travels Lake Albert, on the DR Congo-Uganda border, to meet some of the refugees who have fled violence in Congo.
  • Empowering vulnerable Congolese refugees in Uganda through cash.

    news Danish Refugee Council, 09 Jul 2018 (4 years ago )
    Empowering vulnerable Congolese refugees in Uganda through cash. The money is from a six-months unconditional cash transfer project now in its fourth month of implementation by the Danish Refugee Council. The project is funded by the European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO) and th...
  • We need peace in DRC

    news Zambia Daily Mail Limited, 04 Nov 2018 (4 years ago )
    AS THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) prepares to hold elections on December 23, the world is anxiously waiting to see what the outcome will be. President Lungu, who is chairperson of the Southern African Development Committee (SADC) organ on politics, defence and security, has called for credi...
  • New Zambia settlement gives refugees and hosts a chance to prosper

    news UNHCR, 21 Sep 2018 (4 years ago )
    A new approach that lets refugees live alongside the local community in Mantapala Settlement is boosting livelihoods for all.
  • GERMAN-FUNDED SCHOLARSHIP GIVES HOPE TO A YOUNG REFUGEE

    news UNHCR Kawambwa, 28 Sep 2020 (2 years ago )
    GERMAN-FUNDED SCHOLARSHIP GIVES HOPE TO A YOUNG REFUGEE By Bruce Mulenga Every year, millions of people, among them, children are forced to flee their homes to escape conflict and persecution and, in the process, miss out on education opportunities. It is already a hard thing to be a refugee ...
  • Skin markings save farmer escaping DRC violence

    news UNHCR, 05 May 2017 (5 years ago )
    DUNDO, Angola – The smoke form the burning village hung in the air as the militiamen fanned out through the fields in search of residents to butcher. As her family scattered in different directions, Elena Kita was grabbed from behind by a strong pair of hands. The man who snatched her took out a ma...
  • The refugees learning to reconnect

    news UNHCR, 24 Jul 2015 (7 years ago )
    In Mauritania, a Congolese mother is helping refugees to reconnect by teaching IT, 17 years after her own displacement. The city of Nouakchott, Mauritania, is no stranger to refugees. Around 1,500 people who have fled some of Africa’s bloodiest conflicts now call it home. One of them, Budiaki*, i...
  • Unaccompanied and separated Congolese children - a worry for UNHCR

    news UNHCR, 26 Oct 2017 (5 years ago )
    As the number of refugees in Zambia’s Kenani transit centre exceeds 5,000 individuals, unaccompanied and separated children make up an alarming 60 per cent