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The conflict in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has separated hundreds

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, tens of thousands of people have fled their homes since the end of March, in the territory of Rutshuru (in the east), to escape the fighting between the rebels in the M23 and the Congolese forces. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) estimates the number of internally displaced persons at 150,000, plus 25,000 refugees in Uganda. Among these people are children, of whom more than 800 are separated from their families. - The fighting triggered panic and families dispersed…

Refugees tell of the hell of detention centers in Libya

The NGO Doctors Without Borders calls for the creation of humanitarian corridors for asylum seekers stranded in Libya, often victims of torture and abuse in Libyan detention centers. Now safe and sound in Niger, two former detainees told our correspondents about their terrible ordeal. They were able to leave Libya thanks to the Emergency Transfer Mechanism, a program set up by UNHCR to evacuate migrants to Niger. Nearly 4,000 people have been evacuated from Libya through this mechanism since 2018.

several IDP sites focused on 2022, UN

The United Nations is concerned about the "spiral of armed violence" that has caused hundreds of deaths in recent months and hundreds of thousands of displaced people in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Several places for displaced people have been…

WFP must ration aid to refugees in Africa

The World Food Program (WFP) is asking for $ 426 million to meet the needs of refugees, it was announced on Sunday, June 19, when World Refugee Day is celebrated on Monday, June 20. Due to lack of funding, the humanitarian organization said they have already…

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