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Zambia Teeming With Refugees

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LUSAKA, Zambia (PANA) - Zambia is hosting some 205,327 refugees, most of them fleeing armed conflicts in neighbouring Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to UNHCR.
It added that out of the 205,327 refugees spread across Zambia, 161,680 were from Angola, 36,331 from the Democratic Republic of Congo and the balance from Burundi, Rwanda and Somalia.

Meanwhile, UNHCR assistant programme officer in Lusaka, Musengu Kayombo, said that establishment of refugee transit centres in Kalabo and Mongu in Western province was almost complete.

He explained that construction has begun after needed logistics were sent to the areas.

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