Refugees and IDPs

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  • Bringing Hope And Security To Refugees in Zimbabwe

    25/11/2016 — Refugees and IDPs

    More than 7,500 refugees are now living  in Zimbabwe’s Tongogara refugee camp in Chipinge. Without adequate and timely assistance, these refugees will not be able to sustain themselves. A partnership between the World Food Programme

  • In Uganda, Shortage Of Funds Threatens Response To Refugee Influx

    Kuluba

    22/11/2016 — Refugees and IDPs

    More than 44,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Uganda in the first two weeks of November, bringing the total to 340,000 since July, and there is no indication that the huge influx will slow down soon. At

  • Refugees In Kenya’s Kalobeyei Settlement Enjoy Food Freedom

    Kenya-Kakuma Regina Ojum

    30/09/2016 — Refugees and IDPs

    Kalobeyei settlement in Northern Kenya opened in June 2016 and is now hosting close to 6,000 refugees, mostly from South Sudan. The hybrid settlement aims to integrate the refugees with the local population, creating a

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  • 14/09/2017 — Refugees and IDPs SHOTLIST (PDF)

    WFP Scales Up Food Distributions to People Fleeing Violence in Myanmar (For the Media)

    DHAKA – The United Nations World Food Programme is responding to the urgent food needs of almost 100,000 hungry people arriving in the Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh as they flee violence and unrest in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. An estimated 400,000 people have crossed the border into Bangladesh. Since 27 August, WFP has provided more than 83,500 people with high-energy biscuits as they arrive seeking shelter in already overcrowded settlements in Cox’s Bazar. 

  • 31/08/2017 — Refugees and IDPs

    Thousands Displaced by Conflict in Kasai Region of D.R.C.

    Where safe access is possible, WFP plans to assist 25,000 displaced persons in Kasai Central and 17,000 people in the Kasai province in the coming days. However, WFP urgently requires US$17.3 million to support scale up of its operations to assist 250,000 vulnerable persons in Kasai and Kasai Central provinces from September to December 2017.

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