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31 Oct 1996 description
report American Red Cross

Red Cross Action
The International Red Cross continues to provide assistance to the Rwandan and Burundian refugees and displaced


Zairians in the Goma area. Both the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (Federation )
and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) are focusing their effort on the Goma area, having been forced,
on Saturday October 28, to evacuate their remaining delegates out of Bukavu, amidst the chaos and terror currently
31 Oct 1996 description
report Voice of America

DATE=10/31/96
TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT
NUMBER=2-205382
TITLE=U-N / ZAIRE (S)
BYLINE=DOUGLAS ROBERTS
DATELINE=GENEVA
CONTENT=
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31 Oct 1996 description

Fighting around Goma has closed airport - further 314.000 refugees uprooted at Kahindo & Katale - parts of Bukavu taken by rebels

30 Oct 1996 description
report American Red Cross

Red Cross Action
The International Red Cross continues to provide assistance to the Rwandan and Burundian refugees and displaced Zairians in
the Goma area. Both the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (Federation ) and the International
Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) are focusing their effort on the Goma area, having been forced, on Saturday October 28,
to evacuate their remaining delegates out of Bukavu, amidst the chaos and terror currently gripping that city.


30 Oct 1996 description

At a Glance
UNHCR fields more relief workers to provide basic assistance to Rwandan refugees and displaced Zairians packed like sardines at Mugunga camp in a race against time to prevent outbreaks of epidemics.

Sporadic exchanges of mortar and machinegun fire between Zairian and Rwandan forces on the Bukavu-Gisenyi border.

About 1,500 Burundi refugees in Uvira return to Burundi, report that displaced Zairians are returning to Uvira and that the Banyamulenge are urging Burundi refugees to return to Burundi.

30 Oct 1996 description

BURUNDI, RWANDA, TANZANIA, UGANDA & ZAIRE: RWANDAN AND BURUNDIAN REFUGEES
emergency appeal no. 01.02/96 situation report no. 9 period covered: 29-30 October 1996
EMERGENCY REPORT - KIVU CRISIS

30 Oct 1996 description

A worst-case scenario is unfolding for refugees from Rwanda and Burundi and local residents in eastern Zaire. Refugee camp residents and local Zairians are caught in a crossfire between Zairian troops and Tutsi rebels, from which they have begun to flee--most toward the interior of Zaire, where no facilities and few resources are readily available to protect them and meet their emergency needs.

30 Oct 1996 description

The World Food Programme has decided to launch an emergency airlift of relief supplies to Eastern Zaïre. The airlift will begin with a C-130 now in Kampala, Uganda, and will grow in scope in the coming days and weeks depending on needs and conditions on the ground.

30 Oct 1996 description

UNITED NATIONS
Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

30 Oct 1996 description

(FR) (Reiterates U.S. efforts to end fighting and aid refugees) (900)
By Robert Fullerton