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Central African refugees, exiled across the river, long for home

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 19:00
Over 60,000 people from Central African Republic have fled across the Ubangi River to the northwestern part of Democratic Republic of the Congo since fighting erupted in May.
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Central African refugees, exiled across the river, long for home

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 19:00
0 Over 60,000 refugees from Central African Republic have fled across the Ubangi River to the northwestern part of Democratic Republic of the Congo since fighting erupted in May. But in Kpapko, a refugee...
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Refugee children battle for education in Tanzania

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 19:00
In Nduta refugee camp, a shortage of funds sees some school classes held under trees.
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Fresh Congo violence fuels displacement to Uganda

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 19:00
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is witnessing a sharp rise in the number of people from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) seeking safety in Uganda. More than 2,650 refugees have crossed the border...
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As refugees flee Congo, French pop artist Christine and the Queens calls for attention to forgotten crisis

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 19:00
One of France’s biggest pop artists, Christine and the Queens, is calling for urgent attention and action for refugees fleeing violence in the Democratic of the Congo, as concern rises over the number...
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Princess Sarah Zeid raises her voice for women and girls in South Sudan

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 19:00
Internally displaced and refugees share feelings of frustration and hopelessness with Princess during her visit to the conflict country
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Saplings take root and transform lives in Tanzania

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 19:00
Nursery projects boost dwindling tree stocks around refugee camps hit by population pressure.
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Humanitarian aid should be amped up for South Sudanese refugees in DRC

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 19:00
UNHCR's Regional Refugee Coordinator for South Sudan calls for heightened support for South Sudanese refugees in DRC as they live in hardship
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As 12,000+ Congolese flee to Zambia, aid funds slow to trickle

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 19:00
The number of refugees fleeing militia violence in south-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and arriving in Zambia has crossed the 12,000 mark – with more than 8,400 arrivals in the last three...
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Shelter crisis adds to ordeal for refugees in Tanzania's camps

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 19:00
A growing funding crisis means that hundreds of thousands of women and children are suffering in refugee camps in Tanzania.
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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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