Handover Ceremony for the Project of “Emergency Grant Aid for refugees in Great Lakes region” (UNHCR)

Ambassador Misawa handing over the blanket
Viewing a video of refugees who received assistance
  1. On October 31st, the Handover Ceremony of Emergency Grant Aid in partnership with UNHCR, “Emergency Grant Aid for refugees in Great Lakes region” was held at Ambassador’s residence.
  2. Through Japan’s contribution of USD 0.5 million (JPY 68.5 million) to UNHCR, shelter and essential goods as well as WASH support were provided to the Congolese refugees, which have been increasing since March of this year.
  3. Through this cooperation, it is expected that the burden on Tanzania as refugee hosting country will be reduced, and this will contribute to the stabilization of the region, including the Democratic Republic of the Congo.