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Refugees living in Zambia will receive continued assistance, UN official pledges

by Pat Coate | August 22, 2007
"UNHCR will continue to assist refugees to return to Angola, even after the closure of the organized repatriation."
- Antonio Guterres, UN commissioner for refugees

Kala, Zambia - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres has assured refugees from several African countries living in Zambia that his agency will continue to assist them in their efforts to either return to their homes, or to settle in local communities.

During a four-day visit, Mr. Guterres held discussions with Congolese refugees at Kala camp in northern Zambia, as well as with Angolan, Rwandan and Burundian refugees from Mayukwayukwa settlement in the western part of the country.

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