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UNHCR restarts operation to help return of refugees from the Central African Republic

UNHCR 26 Oct 2021
Refugees from the Central African Republic board vessels on the Ubangi river in Zongo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to take them to CAR's capital, Bangui ... As of 30 September 2021, 684,718 refugees and asylum seekers are hosted in Cameroon, the DRC, the Republic of the Congo and Chad.
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Director - Congo Humanitarian Analysis Team (HAT)

Reliefweb 26 Oct 2021
Mercy Corps has been operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since 2007, with a staff of approximately 400 people working in Eastern DRC ... The teams support our programming in Syria, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo and other locations ... Identify and develop opportunities for growth and development of the Congo-HAT.
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2021

Korea Times 26 Oct 2021
1858-RH Macy & Co. opens 1st store, (6th Ave., NYC) Gross receipts $1,106. 1880-Theodore Roosevelt marries Alice Lee on his 22nd birthday ... 1971-Republic of the Congo becomes Republic of Zaire ... 1979-St ... .
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At least one person killed in protest near Barrick's Congo mine

Reuters 26 Oct 2021
KINSHASA, Oct 25 (Reuters) - At least one person was killed during protests against evictions near Barrick Gold Corp's Kibali gold mine in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo last week, the local governor's office said on Monday ... group Congo Is Not For Sale (CNPAV).
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Q&A: How Gabon plans to lead the African negotiators at COP26

Al Jazeera 26 Oct 2021
... the Congo provide rainfall to the Sahel ... The possibility of using this net absorption as a very simple matrix of your contributions to fighting climate change could potentially fund countries like the Democratic Republic of the Congo to shift their path [towards climate change].
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DR Congo's motorised canoes: packed out and perilous

Urdu Point 26 Oct 2021
Bukavu, DR Congo, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 26th Oct, 2021 ) .Wedged between bags ... The large lake, straddling the border of the Democratic Republic of Congo with Rwanda, is one of many waterways in constant use in the vast country, where shipwrecks are only too frequent.
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Victoria-Mediterranean corridor will be important artery for Africa: Egypt’s Transport Minister

Egypt Independent 26 Oct 2021
These studies were approved at the fourth meeting of the project’s steering committee in October 2018 ... The second unit includes the tributaries of the river (UgandaTanzaniaKenya – the Democratic Republic of the CongoRwandaBurundi) and is based in Uganda ... ....
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More than half of Afghans face ‘acute’ food crisis: UN agencies

The Wire Network 26 Oct 2021
The crisis is already bigger in scale than that facing Yemen or Syria, and worse than any food insecurity emergency apart from the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials told AFP. "Afghanistan is now among the world's worst humanitarian crises — if not the worst — and food security has all but collapsed," Beasley said in a statement.
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More than half of Afghans face ‘acute’ food crisis: UN

Dawn 26 Oct 2021
KABUL ... Millions of people will have to choose between migration and starvation. The crisis is already bigger in scale than the shortages facing war-torn Yemen or Syria, and worse than any food insecurity emergency apart from the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials told AFP ... FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu said ... Published in Dawn, October 26th, 2021.
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More than 60,000 Burundian refugees voluntarily return home this year

UNHCR 26 Oct 2021
Burundian returnees pictured in Higiro village, northern Burundi, November 2018. © UNHCR/Georgina Goodwin ... Roughly half of that total have returned from Tanzania, with the rest coming from Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Kenya and, since the beginning of October, from Uganda ... For more information on this topic, please contact.
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More than half of Afghans face 'acute' food crisis: UN agencies

Manila Bulletin 26 Oct 2021
AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN ... The crisis is already bigger in scale than the shortages facing war-torn Yemen or Syria, and worse than any food insecurity emergency apart from the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials told AFP ... “We are on a countdown to catastrophe and if we don’t act now, we will have a total disaster on our hands.”.
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Sudan: Understand the military coup in the third largest country in Africa by 5 points ...

Swords Today 26 Oct 2021
... (Egypt, Libya, Chad, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Eritrea) in addition to access to the Red Sea ... It is the second largest region after Algeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with a population of about 42 million (Argentina has about 45 million).
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Zimbabwe: Humanitarian Needs Overview 2020

Reliefweb 26 Oct 2021
The primary drivers of the crisis are the severe drought of 2018/2019 and escalating macroeconomic challenges ... Displacement from eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) into neighbouring countries is expected to continue, with a projected arrival rate into Zimbabwe of 200 persons per month ... .
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What are the Covid entry rules for travellers to European countries?

Hindustan Times 26 Oct 2021
New additions include the European countries of Bulgaria and Croatia, as well as Cameroon and the Republic of Congo in Africa, and Singapore in Asia ... The Czech Republic, Poland and Malta, meanwhile, are classified as low-risk areas ... Czech Republic. The completion of a digital entry form is mandatory for everyone upon arrival to the Czech Republic.
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