18 000 DRC refugees in CAR?

Published on 12 January 2010

The number of Democratic Republic of Congo nationals who have fled to the Central African Republic "could reach up to 18 000"(..). The UN World Food Programme plans to send 520 tonnes (520 000 kilograms) of food supplies over the next two months. "We are going to alert the other agencies (in the United Nations) to provide adequate aid for these people in need", regional director of the UN's World Food Programme Thomas Yanga said on a visit to the Central African Republic.

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