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Liberia - PTP Refugee Camp Profile, March 2018

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PTP Refugee Camp (Grand Gedeh County)

6,955 Ivorian refugees in Grand Gedeh County

5,555 Ivorian refugees In PTP Camp

1,400 Ivorian refugees in Host Communities

12,806 Refugees repatriated since December 2015

Overview

  • PTP Refugee Camp was established to accommodate Ivorians fleeing into Grand Gedeh County as a result of the presidential post-election conflict in Côte d’Ivoire in late 2010 and early 2011. The camp was officially opened on 1 September 2011. It is located at the former Prime Timber Production (PTP) Company site. The camp is divided into two zones-PTP I and PTP II.

  • PTP camp covers about 269 acres. With a target capacity for up to 25,000 refugees, it is the largest camp for Ivorian refugees in Liberia. The population of PTP Camp is of 6,955 refugees as of 28 February 2018.

  • Field Office Harper (Maryland) officially closed on 31 December 2017. UNHCR Liberia Sub Office in Zwedru (Grand Gedeh) oversees the activities in Little Wlebo Camp.