Sep 6, 2000, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9056184
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Zambia to Angolans of exodus in increase "sharp" :UNHCR High Nations United The -- IRNA 6, Sept Nations, United Vienna, "sharp" a reported Tuesday (UNHCR) Refugees for Commissioner fleeing after Zambia in arriving refugees of number the in increase .Moxico of province eastern Angola's in fighting briefed who Janowski, Kris spokesman UNHCR to According a than more Geneva, in Headquarters agency's the at reporters alone, week last centres transit five through went people thousand .increase fourfold a marking poor in arrive and children and women mostly are refugees new The" supplies other and food receive They" .said spokesman the "condition, the to transferred being before centres transit the at arrival upon the in Solwezi near located is which settlement, refugee Meheba ".Province North-Western square 729 of area an covers which settlement, Meheba The square 100 another by extended been recently has kilometres, plot a allocated are who arrivals, new the accommodate to kilometres to close holds currently camp The .materials farming and land of .1971 since there been have whom of some people, 40,000 primarily refugees, 220,000 than more hosting now is Zambia 30,000 some caused has region the in fighting Renewed .Angola from .months nine past the during Zambia in refuge seek to Angolans winterization out carrying currently is UNHCR Meanwhile, have likely will people 170,000 some where Ingushetia, in activities Janowski Chechnya, in homes their from away winter another spend to .said 12,000 for camp tented winterized new a building is agency The local the help to $400,000 committed also had and Severni at people .system supply water crumbling the revamp authorities EA/MHJ/YS End