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25 May 2017 description

Inter-Ministerial delegation headed by the Minister of MINARS visited Dundo area to strengthen the coordinated response from the government and the UN agencies.

UNHCR distributed food and relief items for approximately 2,500 asylum-seekers hosted in Mussungue reception centre.

The Angolan authorities will open a new site in Lovua Municipality. Preparations are underway to establish necessary structures and services for asylum-seekers.


23 May 2017 description

At a glance

483,257 people of concern as of April 2017

The Burundi crisis was categorized by UNHCR as a Level 2 emergency on 11 May 2015. Since April 2015, some 420,689 Burundians have fled to neighbouring countries, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania. Within Burundi, a further 55,293 people are displaced and 7,275 refuge returnees have been reported.

US$250 million is needed in financial requirements for the Burundi situation for January until December 2017

15 May 2017 description

Angolan authorities estimate over 21,955 Congolese, fleeing conflict in the Kasai region, have arrived in Angola since April 2017. Approximately some 500 persons are arriving daily mainly from Kamako area.

UNHCR will be distributing food for another 14 days to asylumseekers staying at Cacanda and Mussungue reception centres, as well as in surrounding areas of Dundo, on 18 May.

UNHCR and partners, in support of Angolan authorities, have so far pre-registered 15,639 asylum-seekers.

12 May 2017 description

Ceci est un résumé des déclarations du porte-parole du HCR Andrej Mahecic – à qui toute citation peut être attribuée – lors de la conférence de presse du 12 mai 2017 au Palais des Nations à Genève.

Quelque 20 563 réfugiés sont déjà arrivés en Angola, après avoir fui l'insécurité et la violence dans la région du Kasaï en République démocratique du Congo depuis début avril. Des réfugiés continuent de traverser en flux constant la frontière vers Dundo dans la province de Lunda Norte. Plus de 3 000 personnes sont arrivées ces derniers jours.

09 May 2017 description

At least 200,000 people were forced to flee their homes due to the escalation of conflict in multiple locations in April. In Jonglei, renewed fighting amidst a government offensive displaced at least 100,000 people from several areas -including Waat and Walgak - to Akobo town, Kaikuiny, Wei-kol, and other remote locations. In Upper Nile, at least 25,000 people were displaced from Tonga, Kodok and surrounding areas during the government offensive on the West Bank. Most arrived in Aburoc, while several thousand moved towards Sudan.

06 May 2017 description

Angolan authorities estimate that approximately 20,000 people fleeing conflict in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have arrived in Angola since April 2017.

UNHCR finalized the distribution of food, kitchen sets and blankets to asylum-seekers staying at Cacanda and Moussunge reception centres.

Angolan authorities, supported by UNHCR and partners, have pre-registered 11,084 refugees.


28 Apr 2017 description


Nécessaires pour atteindre 731.000 personnes avec une assistance pour sauver des vies et une protection dans les six mois à venir.



13 Apr 2017 description

March saw thousands of people displaced in and from South Sudan due to clashes and conflict in multiple locations. In Eastern Equatoria, there was a significant spike in displacement, as people fled from Agoro, Umeo and Panyikwara into Magwi town, as well as from Magwi to Uganda, following additional troop deployments and clashes. Attacks were also reported in Loming, in Torit East, with homes razed forcing more people to flee. In Central Equatoria, tensions remained high around Yei, with multiple reports of attacks on civilians while attempting to carry food into town.