4 January 2013

Angola: Over 5,000 Angolan Refugees Returned Home in 2012

Cabinda — At least 5,249 Angolans that were living in Congo Brazzaville and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) returned home in 2012 across the Cabindaprovince border, Angop learnt.

A press note delivered to the press says that of the above figure, 2,479 were assisted and accommodated by Cabinda delegation of the Social Welfare Ministry, that is 2,544 in Buco Zau and 226 in Belize.

On the other hand, the Cabinda province Social Welfare Department assisted 12,491 families that were provided with tonnes of assorted goods, agricultural tools, clothing and kitchen equipment.

Some got assistance from the oil company (Chevron) and its Block zero associates.

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