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Huda's story: Silenced in Sudan, finding a new voice in London

LONDON (UNHCR) - Huda Al Amin has come a long way in more ways than one. From a helpless woman in Sudan, she went on to become a human rights activist in Egypt before settling down in England, where...

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Afghan-Tajik returns boost repatriation numbers to 300,000

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, April 19 (UNHCR) -- The return of Afghan refugees to Afghanistan today hit the 300,000 mark as UNHCR completed repatriating nearly 9,000 Afghans from the Pyandj River area on the...

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Afghan returnees hit 280,000

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, April 18 (UNHCR) - Noting that more than 280,000 people have "voted with their feet" to return home to Afghanistan in recent weeks, High Commissioner Ruud Lubbers today thanked...

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Lubbers appeals for funds for Afghans

KABUL, Afghanistan, April 17 (UNHCR) - High Commissioner Ruud Lubbers today appealed for funds for UNHCR's $271 million programme in Afghanistan, saying it would be "a shame" if the UN agency slows...

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UNHCR briefing notes: Afghanistan, Liberia/Guinea

Kris Janowski - Media Relations This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson at today's Palais des Nations press briefing in Geneva. 1) High Commissioner in Afghanistan In Kabul...

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Lubbers' visit a "good omen" for Afghanistan

HERAT, Afghanistan, April 15 (UNHCR) - High Commissioner Ruud Lubbers made a splash in the western Afghan city of Herat on Monday as he arrived amid heavy rain in what local governor Ismail Khan...

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UNHCR briefing notes: Afghanistan, Burundi

Ron Redmond - Media Relations This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson at today's Palais des Nations press briefing in Geneva. 1) Afghanistan High Commissioner Ruud Lubbers leaves...

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High Commissioner in Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan

GENEVA, April 12 (UNHCR) -- High Commissioner Ruud Lubbers left today on an eight-day mission to Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan for a first-hand look at the UN refugee agency's largest current...

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UNHCR Afghanistan humanitarian update No. 59

At a Glance Returns from Pakistan top 200,000 Repatriation starts from Iran High Commissioner to visit region Refugee returns from Pakistan surged well beyond 203,000 on Tuesday in the five weeks...

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Afghanistan + 4 more

UNHCR briefing notes: Afghanistan, Burundi/Tanzania

Kris Janowski - Media Relations This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson at today's Palais des Nations press briefing in Geneva. 1) - Afghanistan Today marks the start of the...

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Burundian refugees return home despite clashes

NGARA, Tanzania, April 8 (UNHCR) - Close to 900 Burundian refugees have returned home from Tanzania despite renewed fighting around the Burundian capital of Bujumbura. A total of 884 refugees have...

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UNHCR briefing notes: Afghanistan

Ron Redmond - Media Relations This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson at today's Palais des Nations press briefing in Geneva. 1) Afghanistan As of this morning, a total of...

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Indonesia + 1 more

East Timorese leader in a bid to speed up refugee returns

Atambua, West Timor, April 5 (UNHCR) - During an unprecedented trip to the West Timor town of Atambua - once a stronghold of anti-independence militia - East Timorese leader Xanana Gusmao met on...

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UNHCR briefing notes: Afghanistan

Rupert Colville - Media Relations This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson at today's Palais des Nations press briefing in Geneva. 1) Afghanistan The number of Afghans who have...

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UNHCR Southern Serbia update Apr 2002

Returns to Presevo valley Over 15,000 people had fled Presevo, Bujanovac and Medvedja municipalities due to conflicts since 1999. An estimated 5,500 ethnic Albanians have returned from Kosovo since...

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OCM Croatia statistical summary as at 31 Mar 2002

I. Total Number of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons who Returned to the Place of Domicile in Croatia II. Total Number of Refugees who Returned from Croatia to Bosnia and Herzegovina* * Since...

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