Malawi to repatriate Mozambican asylum seekers

Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security has said the tripartite voluntary repatriation  (Volrep) agreement with Mozambican government and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will help  to decongest Luwani Camp in Neno from this month of June.

Mozambican refugees at Luwani camp

Senior deputy secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security Patricia Liabuba made the remarks at the opening of the three-day workshop foe People of Concern project organised by the World Vision Malawi in Blantyre from Monday.

The workshop is meant to draw lessons and best practices in refugees’ management at Luwani Camp in order for stakeholders to deliver better in future programming.

Liabuba said the development will help the ministry to have the capacity to repatriate asylum seekers from Mozambique.

“There are reports of stability in that country. The agreement will ensure concerned parties of that peace and decongest Luwani Camp through repatriation exercise of the people to Mozambique.

“We are planning other means to provide adequate environment for refugees in the country,” said Liabuba.

She further commended World Vision of Malawi and other stakeholders for humanitarian support being rendered to the refugees.

Director of Operations at World Vision Malawi, Charles Chimombo said they complement government efforts in the humanitarian sector by providing food aid to 3000 displaced Mozambicans at the camp.

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4 thoughts on “Malawi to repatriate Mozambican asylum seekers”

  1. bingu says:

    go back to they belong,they are pipo who are selling guns.there is no war in mozambique go back,bad pipo stealing our fish in zomba n shooting as while the lake is in malawi plis send inforcers to protect our country

  2. mangochi says:

    Let the government first repatriate all Pakistanis, Chinese, Indians who are here for economic gain. Then Rwandese and Burundians who are in large numbers. There is no war in these areas. Those still in Malawi are genocide suspects and should be sent back to face the music. Then Nigerians. These drug dealers must go. Thereafter repatriate Congolese especially from Kivu. These are relations of the genocide suspects. If this was done one would appreciate the orderly repatriation of our brothers and sisters from Mozambique. May I know why every business has Pakistans in Malawi from till operators to sweepers, from drivers to book keepers as if we do not have deserving Malawians? The Ministry responsible should consider this seriously. We are entertaining Talibans, Al Queda, Al Shabab and Bokoharam in this country and one day we will regret.

  3. MASO A NKHONO says:

    ITS MUCH MUCH BETTER TO BE IN A REFUGEE CAMP
    THAN TO BE IN MAZAMBIQUE

    THATS THE MOTTO OF THESE PPLE

    THEY WILL COME BACK !!
    THEY DONT SLEEP BACK HOME IN THEIR COUNTRY

    THEY HAVE EVEN SPOILLED OUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN BORDERING AREAS

  4. Mugonaopamhanya says:

    Mozambicans are our brothers and sisters. Repatriate the Burundians and Rwandans who are involved in body parts business. What are they doing here?

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