This primarily includes individuals from Rwanda, the Central African Republic, South Sudan and Burundi. Over fifty-percent of these refugees are women and children.
Where do Congolese refugees go in the US?
The largest Congolese communities in the U.S. are Boston, New York City, and the Washington, D.C.–Baltimore area.
Where do most African refugees come from?
Ethiopia hosts nearly 740,000 refugees, mostly from Somalia, Eritrea, Sudan and South Sudan, the largest refugee population in a single African country.
What is Congo famous for?
Congo is rich in natural resources. It boasts vast deposits of industrial diamonds, cobalt, and copper; one of the largest forest reserves in Africa; and about half of the hydroelectric potential of the continent.