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UNHCR Cote d'Ivoire Factsheet - March 2018

Situation Report
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  • International Women’s Day with refugee women in Abidjan

  • 2018 repatriation activities official launch in Danane

  • 48 refugee households sensitized on Self-reliance in Tabou.

Main Activities

Voluntary Repatriation of Ivorian Refugees

  • On 01 March, 28 households of 103 Ivorian refugees were repatriated back to Cote D’Ivoire from Guinea through the CDI-Guinea’s Border with UNHCR support.

  • On 03 March, 02 convoys from Togo and Ghana, have arrived in Cote d’Ivoire through the CDI-Ghana’s border.

  • Since 2015, a total of 29,093 Ivorian refugees have been repatriated, 27,588 of whom from Liberia and 1,505 from other countries (As of March 31st, 2018).


  • As of 31st March 2018, a total of 1,573 refugees and 362 asylum seekers are registered in Cote d’Ivoire.

  • On 08 March, ASAPSU with the support of UNHCR celebrated International Women’s Day with Refugee Women based in Abidjan; Livelihood and women economic empowerment were the themes discussed.

  • On 13 March, UNHCR met with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Abidjan to discuss the resettlement of 30 households of 83 potential eligible Liberian refugees.


■ Shelter

  • The SAARA (Service d’Aide et d’Assistance aux Refugies et aux Apatrides) in Tabou participated into a commission designed to select beneficiaries of the shelter project implemented by Caritas-CI with UNHCR support in Tabou and its surroundings. 07 households were selected by the commission in charge.