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08 Oct 2004 description

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REFUGEE NEWS BRIEFINGS

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO/ BURUNDI: TURBULENT RETURN FOR BANYAMULENGE REFUGEES

On 26 September, a group of 366 Congolese refugees in Burundi crossed into Uvira, in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

21 Jun 2004 description


U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)
Note: This report updates the last situation report dated May 7, 2004.
BACKGROUND

12 May 2004 description

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 12 (UNHCR) - With the peace talks covering the decades-long conflict in south Sudan languishing somewhere between breakthrough and breakdown, UNHCR is pushing ahead - cautiously - with plans to repatriate people to war-ravaged south Sudan.

05 Mar 2004 description

GENEVA, March 5 (UNHCR) - A crisis is brewing in the East and Horn of Africa as the UN World Food Programme runs short of funds to feed some 600,000 refugees in UNHCR's camps.

03 Mar 2004 description

NAIROBI - The United Nations World Food Programme has given a warning that it will have to cut basic food rations to refugees throughout eastern and central Africa unless immediate donations are received.