Seven refugees have so far in 2019 (as of 31 August) been assisted to voluntarily repatriate, while 111 refugees and others of concern returned home spontaneously from the settlements and urban areas.
As of 31 August, a cumulative figure of 349 refugees had been resettled to third countries from Zambia in 2019.
The resettled refugees were from the settlements of Meheba and Mayukwayukwa, as well as the urban areas.
720 new arrivals were received in Zambia during the month of August. 553 were from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) with 109 from Burundi, 41 from Somalia and 17 other nationalities.