About 5,600 people who fled clashes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have crossed into neighboring Uganda, according to the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR. Some 4,000 are staying with relatives in Kisoro, in western Uganda. Another 1,680 Congolese refugees have moved to Nakivale settlement camp in central Uganda. While representatives of the new arrivals said they are not yet in need of assistance, UNHCR is creating contingency plans for an influx of up to 100,000 people. Uganda Disaster Preparedness Minister Musa Ecweru told IRIN that refugee traffic was very fluid. (IRIN)

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