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UNHCR helps returnees fight HIV/AIDS in Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia, Nov 18 (UNHCR) - As Liberia starts to heal the wounds from its 14-year civil war, the UN refugee agency has started an HIV/AIDS awareness campaign to fight the disease that could...

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Côte d'Ivoire + 1 more

Ivorian refugee arrivals in Liberia reach 13,000

BIMPLAY, Liberia, Nov. 17 (UNHCR) - The number of people fleeing Côte d'Ivoire to neighbouring Liberia climbed to 13,000 on Wednesday with the overnight arrival of more than 1,000 Ivorians, who...

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Somalia

Former embassy now home to desperate Somalis in Rome

ROME, Nov 16 (UNHCR) - The neighbourhood is one of the most elegant in Rome, and the quiet street is full of greenery. Zeinab Ahmed Barahow is playing "hostess" in a building protected by a hedge and...

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Colombia + 3 more

Latin American countries mark Cartegena Declaration

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 16 November 2004, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. ...

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan: UNHCR remembers murdered Bettina Goislard

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 16 November 2004, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Today,...

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Liberia + 1 more

UNHCR Liberia: Briefing Notes 16 Nov 2004

Cote D'Ivoire/Liberia North-eastern Liberia has become home over the past ten days to an estimated 10,000 Ivorian refugees fleeing the outbreak of violence in Cote d'Ivoire. New arrivals are reported...

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Liberia + 1 more

UNHCR helps Liberia respond to continued Ivorian influx

BUTUO, Liberia, Nov 15 (UNHCR) - Over the past week, the small town of Butuo, located at the border with Côte d'Ivoire in the north-east of Liberia, has become a reception centre for thousands of...

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Guinea + 1 more

Guinea joins UNHCR return operation to Liberia

GBARNGA, Liberia, Nov 15 (UNHCR) - A first convoy of Liberian refugees has arrived home from neighbouring Guinea, bringing to 1,280 the total number of Liberian returnees in the six weeks since UNHCR...

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Sudan

UNHCR withdraws S. Darfur staff over Sudanese restrictions

11 November 2004, GENEVA - UNHCR said today it is temporarily withdrawing some key international staff from strife-torn South Darfur because Sudanese authorities are preventing them from carrying out...

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Afghanistan

A shot at sports for Afghan children in the Shomali Plain

SHOMALI PLAIN, Afghanistan, Nov 9 (UNHCR) - The Mirbacha Khan School, in the Shomali Plain north of Kabul, is thriving again. For years, the education system in Afghanistan had virtually collapsed,...

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Côte d'Ivoire + 1 more

Hundreds of Ivorians flee potential clashes for Liberia

SACLEPEA, Liberia, Nov 9 (UNHCR) - More than 1,300 Ivorians have fled into eastern Liberia as an 18-month ceasefire breaks down in Côte d'Ivoire, prompting the UN refugee agency and its partners to...

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Côte d'Ivoire + 4 more

Côte d'Ivoire: Flight to Liberia, planning for outflow

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Jennifer Clark - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 9 November 2004, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Since...

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Iran + 2 more

Iraq: Fears for tens of thousands fleeing Fallujah

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Jennifer Clark - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 9 November 2004, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva...

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Liberia + 1 more

UNHCR Liberia: Briefing Notes 9 Nov 2004

UNHCR Responds to Emergency at Liberia/Cote d'Ivoire Border Since the outbreak of violence in Cote d'Ivoire on November 4, more than 1,250 Ivorians, mostly women and children and some elderly, have...

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