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Southern Tunisia: Dehiba/Remada UNHCR Update # 6

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Located in Tunisia’ s southern governorate in Tataouine and close to Libya’ Western Mountains regions, Dehiba is one of the two official border points between Tunisia and Libya. Through this point, according to the Tunisian authorities, more than 40,000 Libyan refugees who originate mainly from the Western Mountains region in Libya crossed into Tunisia since the 6th of April, citing the ongoing violence and intensified fighting in their regions as the cause for their departure.

In addition, Tunisia continues to receive and assist thousands of migrant workers and refugees through Ras Ajdir border point, with the support of the UN agencies and humanitarian NGOs. As of 4 May, 339,223 persons have arrived to Tunisia, including 33,194 Tunisians, 129,169 Libyans and 176,860 nationals of other countries.