Country Overview
Zambia hosts over 80,000 refugees, asylum-seekers and others of concern. The majority of people of concern are refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo and wider Great Lakes region as well as Angolan and Rwandan former refugees. The people of concern reside in Mantapala, Meheba and Mayukwayukwa refugee settlements as well as in Lusaka and other urban centres. UNHCR has four offices in Zambia including a Representation Office in Lusaka, Field Offices in Solwezi and Kawambwa, and a Field Unit in Kaoma.
Within the context of the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF), under the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR) employing the whole-of-society approach, UNHCR provides comprehensive and solutions-oriented support, including livelihoods and self-reliance activities, to people of concern while advocating for the inclusion of refugees and other people of concern in the national system. In the context of COVID-19 pandemic, UNHCR has adapted work modalities to continue delivering protection and assistance to people of concern in Zambia in close coordination with the Government of Zambia and other stakeholders.
All Persons of Concern JSON 
93,182
Last updated 31 Oct 2023
Source - UNHCR, Government 
All Refugees JSON 
69,426
Last updated 31 Oct 2023
Source - UNHCR, Government 
All Asylum Seekers JSON 
6,265
Last updated 31 Oct 2023
Source - Government, UNHCR 
All Former Refugees JSON 
17,491
Last updated 31 Oct 2023
Source - Government 
Refugees by Origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Dem. Rep. of the Congo Government 31 Oct 2023   80.0% 55,564
Burundi Government 31 Oct 2023   12.6% 8,768
Somalia Government 31 Oct 2023   5.0% 3,484
Rwanda Government 31 Oct 2023   1.3% 889
Others Government 31 Oct 2023   1.0% 721


Asylum Seekers by Origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Dem. Rep. of the Congo Government 31 Oct 2023   69.9% 4,379
Burundi Government 31 Oct 2023   22.0% 1,379
Somalia Government 31 Oct 2023   4.8% 298
Others Government 31 Oct 2023   3.1% 196
Rwanda Government 31 Oct 2023   0.2% 13


Former Refugees by Origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Angola Government 31 Oct 2023   76.7% 13,407
Rwanda Government 31 Oct 2023   23.3% 4,084


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    Event report - Zambia country chapter launch of the DRC RRRP 2018

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    Zambia Chapter of the Regional Refugee Response Plan for the Democratic Republic of Congo – DRC

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    Lusaka Inter-Agency Coordination Minutes (19 October 2018)

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    Event report - Zambia country chapter launch of the DRC RRRP 2018

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    Date de publication: 30 June 2019 (4 years ago)
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    Date de publication: 11 August 2021 (2 years ago)
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    UNHCR and Government of Zambia begin second phase of refugee repatriation to DR Congo

    Congolese voluntary repatriation from Zambia, 10 Aug 2022

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    UNHCR Zambia, 10 Aug 2022

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    UNHCR Zambia, 10 Aug 2022

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    UNHCR Zambia, 10 May 2022

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    Congolese voluntary repatriation from Zambia

    UNHCR Geneva, Switzerland, 28 Jan 2022

    https://www.unhcr.org/afr/news/briefing/2021/12/61c18d964/thousands-dr-congo-refugees-zambia-opt-head-home.html Thousands of DR Congo refugees in Zambia opt to head home This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's pre... Lire plus

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    Persons of Concern in Zambia

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    A total of 10,851 individuals (2,922 families) voluntarily repatriated to the Democratic Republic of Congo between December 2021, when the first phase of the repatriation began and January 2023. The 3rd Phase of the Congolese repatriation is planned to commence in October 2023. Between 1 January and 30 September 2023, a total of 9,931 individuals were registered in the database. These comprised birth registrations, new arrivals and in-situ registrations. Of the 9,931, some 4,901 were new arrivals, with the majority from the DRC. From 1 January to 30 September 2023, some 2,409 individuals have cumulatively been submitted to various resettlement countries for resettlement consideration. 750 individuals have departed on resettlement so far this year to different countries. KEY INDICATORS 2,015 refugees were submitted to the USA as of 30 September 2023. 673 individuals departed on resettlement to various countries between 1 January and 30 September 2023. 67,197 individuals received treatment and care from the 10 settlement health facilities from 1 January to 30 September 2023. 13,096 are enrolled in schools across the three refugee settlements in Zambia, with 13% being from the host community. MAIN ACTIVITIES UNHCR and its partners support the Government to provide legal and community-based protection and social support. These interventions reached 19,817 persons in Lusaka and other urban areas, 39,838 people in the Meheba refugee settlement and 24,252 persons in the Mayukwayukwa refugee settlement in the North-Western and Western Provinces, respectively, and 8,138 persons in Mantapala settlement in Luapula Province are supported. Financial Information Contributions for the Zambia refugee operation (in US$) Total UNHCR financial requirements in 2023 for Zambia amount to US$ 25.5 million. Total recorded contributions for the UNHCR operation in Zambia as of 30 September 2023 amount to US$7,554,129 (70% funding gap). UNHCR is grateful to all donors for their continuous support. UNHCR is also grateful for unearmarked contributions made at the global level, which allow UNHCR critical flexibility to reach people in the greatest need and at the greatest risk.
    03 Nov 2023
    From 1 January to 31 August 2023, some 1,552 individuals have cumulatively been submitted to various resettlement countries for resettlement consideration. 673 individuals have departed on resettlement so far this year to different countries. 1,552 refugees were submitted to various countries for resettlement consideration between 1 January and 31 August 2023. 58,531 individuals received treatment and care from the 10-settlement health facilities from 1 January to 31 August 2023. 13,096 are enrolled in schools across the three refugee settlements in Zambia, with 13% being from the host community. MAIN ACTIVITIES UNHCR and partners support the Government to provide legal and community-based protection and social support. These interventions reach 19,299 persons in Lusaka, 39,499 people in Meheba refugee settlement and 23,906 persons in Mayukwayukwa refugee settlement, in the North-Western and Western Provinces, respectively, and 7,943 persons in Mantapala settlement in Luapula Province are supported.
    27 Sep 2023
    During the month of June, 38 cases comprising 183 individuals were submitted to various resettlement countries such as the USA (97), Finland (20), Australia (32) & Canada (26), Norway (8) for resettlement consideration. 6,232 individuals (new births, new arrivals and in-situ) were registered by UNHCR between January and end of end of June 2023. In June, as part of UNHCR’s distribution of Quarter Two (April, May and June) cash-based intervention (CBI) disbursement, 2,109 refugees (1,159 females and 950 males) received a total of $189,510 in multi-purpose cash support.
    20 Jul 2023
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    • Zambia - DRC Situation

      The on-going conflicts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have caused and continue to cause internal and external displacement of populations. In 2017, some 100,000 Congolese fled to neighbouring countries as refugees, due to widespread militia activities, unrest and violence, joining the 585,000 already in exile. The security conditions in DRC, especially in the eastern and central parts have continued to worsen since the beginning of 2018. Because of this, the Congolese refugee population is now among the ten largest in the world. Nearly 55 per cent are children, many crossing borders unaccompanied or separated. Existing camps and sites in many asylum countries are saturated, and available basic services are stretched to the limit. The situation requires support, adequate resources and collaboration so that effective protection and assistance can be delivered efficiently to Congolese refugees.

    • Zambia - Eradication of Statelessness in the East and Horn of Africa, and the Great Lakes Region

      Highlighting statelessness in the 12 Member States of the ICGLR, and what is being done to eradicate it. Media coverage, testimonies of stateless persons, reports on the issue and all documents pertaining to the Brazzaville Declaration process can be consulted in English, French, Portuguese and Arabic.

    • Zambia - Regional Bureau for Southern Africa

      The Regional Bureau emphasises ensuring a favourable protection environment; providing community-based protection and multi-sectoral assistance; pursuing durable solutions for people of concern; promoting social cohesion and peaceful co-existence; enhancing emergency preparedness and response capacity. “We are never as effective as when the 'whole-of-society' is working together to bring compassion, resources and expertise in response to humanitarian situations. In the spirit of the Global Compact on Refugees and UNHCR’s IDP Policy, governments, NGOs, civil society, private sector and people of concern are UNHCR’s most important partners in responding to the displacement of more than [9.5 million] people of concern in the Southern Africa region.” Regional Director : Valentin Tapsoba


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