Implementing South Africas Urban Refugee Policy: Challenges and Responses. Key features of the Urban Protection System: Establishment of Refugee Reception Offices (RROs) in urban areas Right to freedom of movement, freedom from detention Individualised refugee status determination process refugees in urban areas south africa Dec 08, 2016 The majority of refugees in South Africa come from countries in Northern Africa. These countries include Angola, Somalia, Liberia, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Many refugees see South Africa as a gateway to other continents such as Europe and North America.
May 06, 2016 In contrast to the situation in the Middle East, most of East Africa's refugee population remain living in camps. Of Kenya's 550, 000 refugees, just 64, 000 are registered with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as living in urban centres (according to UNHCR's Statistical Summary for Kenya on 31 March 2016). refugees in urban areas south africa
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