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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.
  • 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...
  • Zambia faces crisis as thousands flee violence in DRC

    news UNHCR, 03 Oct 2017 (5 years ago )
    As thousands more flee violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia is now facing a growing humanitarian crisis.
  • 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...
  • Vital support is helping thousands of refugees get primary health care in Tanzania

    news UNHCR, 19 Jun 2018 (4 years ago )
    Over 300,000 refugees living in Tanzania are accessing crucial health services thanks to funding by IrishAid, the Government of Ireland’s official agency for international development. This vital donor support, is helping UNHCR facilitate access for refugees to primary healthcare and reproductive he...
  • 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...
  • 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
  • UNHCR donates ambulance to Ministry of Health for refugees

    news Diggers News, 05 Jun 2018 (4 years ago )
    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency has donated an ambulance to the Ministry of Health through the Office of the Commissioner for Refugees in the Ministry of Home Affairs in Nchelenge District in Luapula Province. The donation will support the effective and timely health service delivery among the 15,553 C...
  • 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.