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Interethnic violence has ravaged the Ituri Province in the north-east of the DRC since December 2018, generating significant population movements within the Province, and toward neighbouring Uganda

Photo: UNICEF / Madjiangar

Two months since hundreds of thousands of people fled violence in north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN humanitarians warned that armed militia continue to make their safe return impossible. Read more

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A newly-displaced woman in a displacement site in Bunia town, DRC

Photo - UNHCR, Denis Oulai

More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR has said. Read more

DR Congo

Desperate Journeys 2018

Photo by Hereward Holland - UNHCR

Refugees and migrants attempting to reach Europe via the Mediterranean Sea lost their lives at an alarming rate in 2018, as cuts in search and rescue operations reinforced its position as the world’s deadliest sea crossing. The latest ‘Desperate Read more

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5,592 Malian refugees crossed into Niger last week. The refugees, mainly women and children, are from the regions of Kidal and Menaka and travelled by foot or on donkeys. Read more

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is continuing to see outflows of refugees from Central African Republic (CAR). Over the last few weeks, UNHCR offices have reported fresh arrivals into Chad, Cameroon, and DR Congo. Read more

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  • Nigerian refugees seek shelter in Diffa, Niger, in June 2016.

    Photo: UNHCR - Ibrahim Abdou

    Nigerian refugees seek shelter in Diffa, Niger, in June 2016.

  • A newly-displaced woman in a displacement site in Bunia town, DRC

    Photo - UNHCR, Denis Oulai

    A newly-displaced woman in a displacement site in Bunia town, DRC

  • Desperate Journeys 2018

    Photo by Hereward Holland - UNHCR

    Desperate Journeys 2018

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