More than 3000 people are forced to migrate into the neighboring Zambia as ethnic-based clashes have their say in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The UNHCR, United Nations refugee agency, said that over 3000 people from southeastern Congo has flee and moved into northern Zambia since 30 August.
People are forced to migrate as a result of escalating waves of inter-ethnic violence along with the clashes between security officials and the militias.
Women are being raped, properties are being looted prompting people to find safer destination in neighboring Zambia.
Majority of the refugees belong to the northern regions of DR Congo such as Katanga and Tanganyika regions.
Multiple deadly attacks have been witnessed between Pygmies and Bantus of ethnic Luba group.
More than 60 percent of those arriving in Zambia are children which are facing nutrition problems.
Malaria, respiratory problems, Cholera and dysentery are common among the refugees who somehow have escaped the civil clashes.
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