Contribution in kind to UNHCR for the Relief of Rwandan Refugees

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Republic of Rwanda

Capital:Kigali

Democratic Republic of the Congo (former Zaire)

Capital:Kinshasa

Background

Katsunari Suzuki, executive secretary of the International Peace Cooperation Headquarters,presenting relief supplies for Rwandan refugees to the representative of the Tokyo office of the UNHCR(img)

Katsunari Suzuki, Director-
General of the International
Peace Cooperation
Headquarters, presenting relief
supplies for Rwandan refugees
to the representative of the
Tokyo office of the UNHCR 

In August 1994, Japan provided UNHCR , operating mainly in Zaire (currently the Democratic Republic of the Congo), with relief supplies for Rwandan refugees, including medicine, large tents, blankets, mats, jerry cans, and shovels.