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Bunia, Ituri district, DR Congo: A technician performs maintenance on a MONUSCO helicopter on the tarmac at the Bunia base. Photo MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh
 
 
 
North Kivu: UNPOL concludes the training of 400 Congolese National Police staff members

Rutshuru, 27 June 2015 – The accelerated basic training for 400 Congolese National Police personnel in the North-Kivu province initiated by MONUSCO Police Component was officially closed on 27 June 2015 by General AWACHANGO Vital, Provincial Commissioner of the Congolese National Police in the North-Kivu with an official ceremony organized at the RUTSHURU Administration facility.

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South Kivu: At least 20,000 people gain access to clean and safe water thanks to MONUSCO

 

South Kivu, 1st July 2015 — Wednesday 1st July saw the official handover by MONUSCO of a completed potable water supply project which will benefit about 20,000 people in and around the Natural Science Research Center (CRSN) of Luiro, in Kabare territory.  The project was handed over to the community through Mr. Albert Murhi, the provincial minister for mines and water resources.

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Kolwezi: MONUSCO Detachment in Kolwezi redeployed to Bendera

 

A MONUSCO-Lubumbashi delegation met last Friday with the municipal authorities of Kolwezi, some 300 km from Lubumbashi, to inform them that the MONUSCO detachment that was based in their town had been transferred to the locality of Bendera, in Kalemie territory, North Katanga.   

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MONUSCO urges local community in Fizi to play its role in civilian protection

Uvira, 27 June 2015 –
MONUSCO multi-disciplinary mission comprised of the following sections: Public Information, Civil Affairs, Child Protection, BCNUDH, DDR-RR and United Nations Joint Human Right Office visited Lulimbi, in the far-south of the Territory of Fizi, South-Kivu province on Tuesday 23 June 2015 to interact with the local community, 220 km away from Uvira and encourage them to perpetuate the civilian protection mechanism in place after Mission’s decision to close its operational military base in the area..
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The United Nations World Refugee Day:

Martin Kobler, Chief of MONUSCO calls for protection of refugees and peaceful conditions at their home countries

 

Kinshasa, 20 June 2015 – “Refugees are human beings, affected by the hostile situation in their countries and forced to take refuge in another country. They need our attention and we should protect them: one refugee without hope too many”, said Martin Kobler.

 

Out of 106,228 Burundians who have taken refuge in neighboring Great Lakes countries, about 10,590 have been registered in the South Kivu province of the DRC after finding circumstances and conditions of life unfavorable to their existence in Burundi.  In addition, 240,000 Rwandan refugees are living in DRC, according to  April 2015 biometrical census.
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