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Liberia + 1 more

UNHCR Liberia: Briefing Notes 29 Nov 2004

Flow of spontaneous Returnees into Liberia continues Liberians continue to return spontaneously alongside the organized repatriation of Liberian refugees that started in October 2004. Many of the...

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CAR + 1 more

More than 1,500 Congolese brave tough journey home

MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nov 26 (UNHCR) - Some 1,500 Congolese refugees have braved the tough journey home from the Central African Republic (CAR) to north-western Democratic...

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Iran + 1 more

Iraq: Situation of Al Tash camp Kurds extremely serious

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Jennifer Pagonis - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 26 November 2004, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. ...

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Colombia + 1 more

Breaking the silence over violence against women in Colombia

BOGOTÁ, Colombia, November 25 (UNHCR) - On the morning of May 5, 2003, Omaira Fernández took a walk to the stream that runs near her home in the indigenous reserve of Betoyes, in the Colombian...

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Afghanistan + 1 more

Afghan refugees tune in to new UNHCR radio show in Pakistan

QUETTA, Pakistan, Nov 24 (UNHCR) -- As the clock ticks toward 3:15 on a Wednesday afternoon, an Afghan refugee tunes a radio in his small grocery shop on the outskirts of Quetta to hear a new UNHCR...

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Côte d'Ivoire + 1 more

Ivorian influx doubles size of Liberian border town

BIMPLAY, Liberia, Nov 23 (UNHCR) - For generations, they lived side by side, divided only by the Cestos River that forms the border between Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire. But in the last two weeks, the...

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DR Congo + 1 more

DR Congo: UNHCR joins efforts to help returnees in Uvira

UVIRA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nov 22 (UNHCR) - It looks like a typical house in the town of Uvira, but this sign-less building by the Tanganika Lake serves as a transit centre in the...

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Liberia + 1 more

Liberia faces low resources despite slowing Ivorian influx

BUTUO, Liberia, Nov 22 (UNHCR) - Refugees are still crossing the border from Côte d'Ivoire into north-eastern Liberia, although the number of new arrivals is decreasing by the day. Many refugees have...

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Sudan + 1 more

Sudanese influx could overstretch Uganda's resources, warns UNHCR

KAMPALA, Uganda, Nov 19 (UNHCR) - The UN refugee agency has cautioned that an ongoing exodus of refugees from south Sudan into Uganda - more than 3,000 in the last month alone - could stretch the...

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Sudan + 1 more

Uganda: Arrivals from southern Sudan on the increase

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Ron Redmond - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 19 November 2004, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. There...

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Liberia + 1 more

Urgent need for water, security in Liberian-Ivorian border area

SACLEPEA, Liberia, Nov 19 (UNHCR) - Thousands of people along the Liberian-Ivorian border are in dire need of security, food, water and medicine, said the UN refugee agency on Friday, warning that...

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Liberia + 1 more

UNHCR Liberia: Briefing Notes 19 Nov 2004

COTE D'IVOIRE / LIBERIA Humanitarian agencies in northeastern Liberia are struggling to cope with the arrival of thousands of refugees from neighbouring Cote d'Ivoire. An estimated 13,000 people have...

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Angola + 1 more

Angola: Love in the time of repatriation

WINDHOEK, Namibia, Nov 18 (UNHCR) - When the chartered aircraft takes off from the Windhoek airstrip to Angola every Thursday morning, the repatriation number rises by another hundred. The whole...

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