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Program to Verify Identities of Refugees in Rwanda

Refugees in Rwanda will soon have a chance to work, open a bank account, access government services and move more freely, thanks to a new initiative launched by the government and the U.N. refugee agency. Rwanda and UNHCR on Wednesday began a program to verify refugees' identities in order to collect accurate and updated information about the country's population of refugees and asylum seekers. "[Wednesday's] launch starts with more than 30,000 urban refugees living in...

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