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Tech developers hope to reshape refugee experience in Canada

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 19:00
UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi recently met refugees and students in Canada to learn how they are coping with resettlement.
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UNHCR launches LuQuLuQu campaign to boost collective efforts to support refugees in Africa

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 19:00
Campaign is unveiled amid pomp and colour, drawing on the African "Ubuntu" spirit of sharing and caring for one another.
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Unaccompanied and separated Congolese children - a worry for UNHCR

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 19:00
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
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UNHCR warns of worsening displacement in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 19:00
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is increasingly concerned by escalating displacement we are seeing in several key regions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Since 2015 the number of people displaced...
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Civilians in DRC struggle for survival amid growing violence at home

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 19:00
People fleeing unrest in Democratic Republic of Congo at record high.
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Home is close, but so far away for Central African Republic refugees

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 19:00
More than 60,000 refugees have crossed the Ubangi and Mboumou rivers in the past five months, fleeing the war-torn Central African Republic.
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DRC violence drives more than 3,300 Congolese into Zambia in a month

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 19:00
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned about growing violence in parts of south-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which has driven more than 3,360 refugees into northern Zambia since 30 August....
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Zambia faces crisis as thousands flee violence in DRC

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 19:00
As thousands more flee violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia is now facing a growing humanitarian crisis.
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UNHCR calls on DRC to protect refugees after tragic killings

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:00
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 - 19:00
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 - 19:00
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 - 19:00
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 - 19:00
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A welcome for refugees in the U.S. heartland

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 19:00
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 - 19:00
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 - 19:00
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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