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UNHCR Operational Update Rwanda, September 2020

Situation Report
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A. Rwanda hosted a total of 146,831 Refugees at the end of September 2020. The population of concern included mainly persons from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (52%) and Burundi (47.8%).

B. A French delegation from the Ministry of the Interior and the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Office conducted a mission in Rwanda on 12-18 September 2020 for the resettlement program of refugees to France, including refugees from ETM Rwanda.

C. 1,503 Burundian refugees in Rwanda had voluntarily returned to Burundi. These are 19% of the 8,000 targeted in 2020. Some challenges are the increase of COVID-19 cases in the camp and limited reception capacity in Burundi