River Boat Houses

Home is close, but so far away for Central African Republic refugees - UNHCR

“They are setting all the houses on fire,” she says. Further downstream, a dozen canoes with women, men and children cross the river to safety. As smoke rises over the lush green landscape from fires across the river, inhabitants of Mobayi-Mbongo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) stop on their way to market and gather on the bank to watch. “If one day there will be peace, we’ll have no place to go back to. ”. Like Rose, more than 60,000 refugees have crossed the Ubangi and Mboumou rivers in the past five. Rose and her family crossed from Mobaye, a town just across the river in the Central African Republic (CAR), four months earlier. Source: www.unhcr.org

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