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Reference : V-P-AO-E-00303
Date : 24/10/2017
Country/Region : ANGOLA
Caption : Lunda Norte, Cacanda reception center. During her first phone call, this woman is excited to tell her family in Democratic Republic of Congo that she is alive. Her son, whom she is holding, was born in this center after she fled violence in Kasai Region.
Photographer : ZVIDZAYI, Hilton
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Armed violence in the Kasai Region of the Democratic Republic of Congo over the past year has displaced thousands of families. Many of these Congolese families fled into the neighboring country and are now based in this center. Each family can make two three-minute-calls per month to share news with their loved ones. Over 300 calls are made during the four days per week the service is offered at Cacanda Reception Centre and Lóvua Resettlement Centre.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 3088x2056
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour