In the news | April 19, 2024

ECDC’s affiliate in Kansas City, Della Lamb Community Services brought together two Congolese refugee families that have been separated for decades.

DLCS, which has been ECDC’s affiliate brought its first refugee to their new Kansas City, Missouri, home ten years ago. This touching story of a family reunion after decades long of separation is not uncommon among refugee families in Africa that have been separated for years.

As one of 10 national Resettlement Agencies authorized by the U.S. Department of State to resettle refugees, ECDC has resettled 81,640 newcomers since 1991. ECDC’s affiliates and branch offices are located in 18 states across the U.S. ECDC has 18 affiliated organizations, 7 branch offices, and 2 community partners.