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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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Angola: Refugees arrive from Kasai, DRC

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 20:00
Over 20,000 refugees, many of whom have harrowing tales of brutal militia attacks, have fled violence in the DRC's Kasai Province.
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Congolese family puts tragedy behind them and heads for new life in France

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 20:00
Bora Riziki fled DRC to South Africa. Later, after her husband and brother were killed, she was given the chance of a new start with her children in Europe.
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Update: Over 20,000 DRC refugees in Angola

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 20:00
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...
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UNHCR delivers food and relief items to DRC refugees in Angola

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 20:00
Prosperous farmer is grateful to escape DRC violence that has caused over 20,000 to flee.
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Skin markings save farmer escaping DRC violence

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 20:00
Tribal tattooing helps woman flee militia rampage in Kasai province, which has driven close to 20,000 people to seek refuge in neighbouring Angola.
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Angola: UNHCR airlifts aid to newly-arrived refugees from the DRC

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 20:00
A plane carrying UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, core relief items arrived in Luanda, Angola, to assist over 11,000 people who fled a recent surge of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The...
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Kasai violence drives over 11,000 Congolese to seek refuge in Angola

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 20:00
A spike of violence in the Kasai Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has now forced over 11,000 refugees to seek safety in Angola. Border points and villages inside the Southern African...
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