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Mali: UNHCR Operational Update, April 2017



  • 579: Refugee returnees and host community members from the regions of Gao and Mopti participated in sensitization sessions on the prevention and response to sexual and gender- based violence (SGBV).

  • 145 Birth certificates were distributed to Mauritanian refugees in Kayes region to facilitate their access to civil documentation.


  • USD 40 million requested for the operation

  • Funded 6%

  • Gap 94%


  • 106 protection incidents were registered in the regions of Gao, Mopti, Timbuktu, Menaka and Kidal during the month of April. The majority of incidents relate to extortion, early and forced marriage, injuries, robberies and death threats. Since January 2017, 256 incidents have been registered with the majority of incidents taking place in Gao and Timbuktu.

  • On 13 April, the 5th meeting of the tripartite commission Mali-Burkina Faso- UNHCR on the voluntary repatriation of Malian refugees living in Burkina Faso took place in Bamako. Work is ongoing to harmonize statistics, inform candidates for voluntary repatriation on the presence of registration points and raise awareness on the conditions for civil registration.