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UNHCR calls on DRC to protect refugees after tragic killings

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 20:00
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is urging the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to ensure protection for refugees and asylum-seekers after a shocking shooting incident in Kamanyola on September...
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UNHCR shocked over Burundians deaths in DRC, calls for investigation

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 20:00
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is shocked and saddened over the violent death of numerous Burundian nationals – among them likely refugees and asylum-seekers, in Kamanyola, a town in the eastern Democratic...
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UNHCR witnesses massive destruction and human suffering in Kasaï

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 20:00
The destruction and human suffering inflicted by the conflict in the Kasaï region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is on an enormous scale. Last week, UNHCR staff returned from the territory...
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Displaced children tell of suffering in DRC's Kasai

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 20:00
UNHCR estimates that 1.4 million people have been displaced as a result of conflict in the previously peaceful region.
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This land is your land - the Father

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 20:00
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A welcome for refugees in the U.S. heartland

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 20:00
Cobi Cogbill wants his kids to grow up respecting people who are different – starting with a family of Congolese refugees resettled in Arkansas.
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Angola: UNHCR starts relocating Congolese refugees from border sites

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 20:00
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partners have begun relocating over 33,000 Congolese refugees from over-crowded reception centers in northern Angola to a newly established settlement in Lóvua – some...
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Modern technology helping refugees in Angola get aid fast

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 20:00
Bar code technology, commonly used in supermarkets is enabling UNHCR and its partners speed up the delivery of vital assistance to Congolese refugees
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As DR Congo's Kasaï displacement grows, no end in sight to civilian suffering

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 20:00
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is greatly alarmed over the violence and continued displacement of civilians from Kasaï, a region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo affected by conflict since late 2016....
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Violence engulfs Congo's once-peaceful Kasaï region

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 20:00
A father is among more than 1.3 million people from the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Kasaï region fleeing a war that they never expected.
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UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie in Nairobi, appeals for child refugees

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 20:00
UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie marked World Refugee Day 2017 visiting adolescent refugee girls in Nairobi. Ms. Jolie met around 200 refugee girls, who are unaccompanied or separated from their parents...
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Supporting Education for All in Mozambique

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 20:00
Secondary school in refugee camp seen as a critical need by both refugees and host community
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Fish farm nets benefits for Congolese refugees and Ugandan hosts

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 20:00
Lake Rwamunga fish farming association allows its 25 members to earn a living, save regularly and then borrow funds to finance their own livelihoods projects.
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