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DRC refugee arrivals hit 12,000

FILE: CHIENGE district commissioner Davis Kasongole addresses Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) refugees at Ponde Secondary School recently.

NANCY SIAME, Lusaka
THE number of refugees fleeing militia violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and arriving in Zambia has reached 12,000.

According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), more than 8,400 arrivals have been witnessed in the last three months.
This is contained in a statement issued yesterday by UNHCR public information associate Kelvin Shimo.http://epaper.daily-mail.co.zm/


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