Gv’t to speed up process to avail land for relocation of DRC refugees in Nkamira

Report
from Government of Rwanda
Published on 28 Feb 2013 View Original

The Governor of Western Province Mr. Celestin Kabahizi has reassured Congolese refugees in Nkamira Transit Center in Rubavu District of the commitment of the Government of Rwanda, to avail a suitable land where they will be transferred in the few coming weeks.

The Governor made the assurance while addressing a crowd of refugees on February 28, 2013 at the occasion of receiving the U.S ambassador in Rwanda, Donald W. Koran, who also visited Nkamira Transit Center to see how Congolese refugees are surviving and what his Government can contribute to improve their life conditions.

After touring different facilities in Nkamira Transit Center and listening to refugees testimonies, the US ambassador in Rwanda contributed 3,6U$$D millions to support the UNHCR to handle its heavy responsibilities to ensure the protection and welfare of refugees in Rwanda.