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Liberia + 5 more

UNHCR Liberia: Briefing Notes 25 Oct 2004

UNHCR Facilitates More Refugee Return The third organized road convoy movement of some 235 Liberian returnees from Sierra Leone arrived on 22 October through the Bo Waterside entry point. The...

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Iraq + 1 more

UN refugee agency warns governments against returning Iraqis home

GENEVA, Oct. 22 (UNHCR) - The UN refugee agency has issued an advisory saying the situation in Iraq remains extremely unstable and dangerous and renewed a call on States to refrain from forcibly...

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CAR + 1 more

UN refugee agency begins repatriation of Congolese refugees

MOLANGUE, Central African Republic, Oct. 21 (UNHCR) - For years, they had been waiting for this day. At dawn, 101 Congolese refugees gathered outside the camp of Molangue, 120 km south of the Central...

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Pakistan + 1 more

UNHCR donates equipment to women's hospital in Pakistan

QUETTA, Pakistan, Oct 18 (UNHCR) - The UN refugee agency has donated medical equipment worth 1.2 million rupees ($20,000) to a hospital in Quetta under a programme of assisting medical facilities...

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Myanmar + 1 more

Assistant High Commissioner's trip to Myanmar/Thailand

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 15 October 2004, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. On...

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Kenya + 1 more

New Somali president brings hope to Dadaab's refugees

DADAAB, Kenya, Oct 15 (UNHCR) - After more than a decade of nothing but bad news from their homeland, Somali refugees in neighbouring Kenya today are filled with hope and excitement - now that their...

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Sudan + 1 more

Long desert drive brings Libyan aid to refugees in Chad

ABECHE, Chad, Oct 14 (UNHCR) - Piles of mattresses tower precariously atop eight heavily-laden trucks still covered with a fine layer of sand from their two-week journey through the desert to reach...

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Burundi + 1 more

Waiting refugees granted return to DR Congo

GATUMBA, Burundi, Oct 12 (UNHCR) - For the past six days, the no man's land that separates Burundi from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has taken the atmosphere of a market place. Vendors...

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Liberia + 2 more

UNHCR Liberia: Briefing Notes 12 Oct 2004

Voluntary Repatriation Continues The facilitated voluntary repatriation of Liberian refugees, which commenced on 1 October 2004, continued during the reporting period. The second organized land...

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