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Ingushetia: 87,000 displaced

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Ingushetia: 87,000 displaced

5 October 1999

All non-food relief supplies delivered by the first UNHCR convoy to Nazran, Ingushetia, have been distributed. Food distributions will follow in the coming days. Displaced Chechens are staying in seven camps in the Sunzhensky, Malgobek and Nazran districts of Ingushetia.

The Russian Federal Migration Service said yesterday that there were now 87,000 displaced people in Ingushetia and 12,000 in Dagestan. Ingushetia's President Aushev this morning said that the number of IDPs has passed 100,000.

According to Ingush officials the number of displaced includes 20,000 people from the Prigorodny district in North Ossetia and another 20,000 from the '94-'96 conflict in Chechnya. To date, the Ingush Migration Service has officially registered 24,000 people from the latest round of violence in Chechnya. The Federal Migration Service is sending an additional 30 persons to speed the registration.