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Reference : V-P-AO-E-00304
Date : 24/10/2017
Country/Region : ANGOLA
Caption : Lunda Norte, Cacanda reception center. This man explains his journey from the Democratic Republic of Congo to this center in Angola. He crossed the border in April 2017 with three of his five children. He uses the ICRC and the Angolan Red Cross Society telephone service to speak to his wife and two children back home.
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