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76,027
Last updated 31 Dec 2018
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All Refugees JSON 
49,879
Last updated 31 Dec 2018
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All Asylum Seekers JSON 
3,306
Last updated 31 Dec 2018
Source - Government 
All Former Refugees JSON 
22,842
Last updated 31 Dec 2018
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Refugees by Origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Dem. Rep. of the Congo Government 31 Dec 2018
  83.2%
41,490
Burundi Government 31 Dec 2018
  9.0%
4,483
Somalia Government 31 Dec 2018
  5.8%
2,891
Rwanda Government 31 Dec 2018
  1.5%
755
Others Government 31 Dec 2018
  0.5%
260


Asylum Seekers by Origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Dem. Rep. of the Congo Government 31 Dec 2018
  54.1%
1,790
Burundi Government 31 Dec 2018
  33.6%
1,110
Somalia Government 31 Dec 2018
  8.3%
274
Others Government 31 Dec 2018
  2.1%
68
Rwanda Government 31 Dec 2018
  1.9%
64


Former Refugees by Origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Angola Government 31 Dec 2018
  78.2%
17,866
Rwanda Government 31 Dec 2018
  21.8%
4,976


All PoCs by Location JSON  .CSV 
Location name Source Data date Population
Luapula Government 31 Dec 2018
  16.9%
12,827
Lusaka Government 31 Dec 2018
  20.4%
15,495
Northern Government 31 Dec 2018
  16.3%
12,404
North-Western Government 31 Dec 2018
  29.1%
22,089
Western Government 31 Dec 2018
  17.4%
13,212


Registered Refugees and Asylum-seekers from the Democratic Rep. of Congo JSON  .CSV 
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    $74,245,700
    Total appeal
    Date of Funding Data 17 July 2018 (6 months ago)
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    ‘We desire peaceful DRC polls’

    Zambia Daily Mail, 17 Dec 2018

    CHOMBA MUSIKA, Lusaka PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu is engaging his counterparts in the region to discuss how best elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo can be held in a peaceful, free and fair manner. General elections are scheduled for December 23, to determine who succeeds the incumbent Preside... Read more

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    New Zambia settlement gives refugees and hosts a chance to prosper

    UNHCR, 21 Sep 2018

    The settlement forms part of a new broader approach to refugee movements across the world. In line with the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF), Zambia is committed to including refugees in its National Development Plan (NDP) and ensuring refugees and their hosts benefit from investment ... Read more

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    New Zambia settlement gives refugees and hosts a chance to prosper

    UNHCR, 21 Sep 2018

    A new approach that lets refugees live alongside the local community in Mantapala Settlement is boosting livelihoods for all. Read more

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    Zambia to receive a US$10 million cash injection from Germany for refugee support

    GoZ, 14 Jun 2018

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      Highlights
    The relocation of 10,337 Congolese refugees from Kenani Transit Centre to Mantapala Refugee Settlement in Nchelenge District, Luapula province has now been completed. The relocation to Mantapala Settlement was part of the joint effort of the Government, UNHCR and partners to consolidate the refugee operation and ensure that Congolese arrivals have a permanent home and are able to gradually build their resilience. The relocation of all refugees from Kenani Transit Centre does not mean that it will be closed. According to the Government counterpart, the Office of the Commissioner for Refugees (COR), its assets – such as buildings - will be fenced to be further used as a transit centre in case of an influx from the DRC. Other important assets and infrastructure such as boreholes, a clinic, community schools, departure and food distribution points, will be continue to be used by the local community.
    16 Jul 2018
    As of 31 May 2018, a total of 6,621 Congolese refugees (2,205 households) have been relocated to Mantapala Refugee Settlement from Kenani Transit Centre. Government, with support from UNHCR and IOM, expects the relocation exercise of the remaining 8,722 individuals to be completed by end of July 2018. The Government, through COR, has been leading the relocation exercises since they began earlier this year. The poor state of the road between Nchelenge and Mantapala Refugee Settlement continues to be of concern to all stakeholders.
    05 Jun 2018
    To date, a total of 3,053 Congolese refugees (1,078 households) have been relocated to Mantapala Refugee Settlement from Kenani Transit Centre. The most recent convoy was on Saturday 7 April 2018, with 303 individuals. The Government, through COR, has been leading the relocation exercises since they began earlier this year. As of now, all pregnant women and the chronically ill are not allowed to relocate due to the limited health services available in Mantapala Refugee Settlement and the harsh terrains that have to be crossed to get to the settlement. The poor state of the road between Nchelenge and Mantapala Refugee Settlement continues to be of concern to all stakeholders.
    16 Apr 2018
    President's Annual Greeting Ceremony with Diplomats: Zambia’s President, His Excellency Edgar Chagwa Lungu, today held the Annual Greeting Ceremony with diplomats accredited to Zambia at State House in Lusaka. The UNHCR Representative, Ms Pierrine aylara, was in attendance. The President mentioned a number of things/initiatives embarked upon by his Government last year, and outlined some of his Government’s vision for 2018, with regard to enhancing economic and foreign relations. During his presentation, the President committed a good portion of it talking about refugees and the need for the international community to support the refugee cause, especially the Congolese emergency.
    18 Jan 2018
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