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Afghanistan + 4 more

UNHCR briefing notes: Afghanistan, Liberia

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 As UNHCR staff in Afghanistan gear...

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Afghanistan

UNHCR Afghanistan humanitarian update No. 53

At a Glance: Repatriation preparations in full swing Increasing number of Afghans seek aid, safety UNHCR's preparations to step up assistance beginning from March 1 for spontaneous returnees going...

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Afghanistan + 2 more

UNHCR Afghanistan humanitarian update No. 52

At a Glance: Fresh Afghan arrivals in Pakistan Spontaneous returns top 143,000 UNHCR steps-up repatriation assistance Some 30,000 new arrivals have been registered since the first of the year in...

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Afghanistan + 4 more

UNHCR briefing notes: Liberia, 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) Liberia Thousands of panicked Sierra Leone...

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Iran to open ten repatriation centres for Afghan refugees

TEHERAN, Feb. 8 (UNHCR) - With thousands of Afghan refugees continuing to spontaneously return home, the Iranian government is preparing to open ten repatriation centres to register them and is...

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With refugees returning, UNHCR asks for funds for Somalia

GENEVA, Feb. 8 (UNHCR) - Calling Somalia a "great experiment and test case," United Nations officials have appealed to donors to come to the help of the war-devastated African country as the second...

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Liberia + 1 more

UNHCR distributes aid to Liberians fleeing renewed fighting

MONROVIA, Liberia, Feb. 6 (UNHCR) - The U.N. refugee agency has distributed aid packages to thousands of internally displaced Liberians who sought shelter in camps for Sierra Leoneans, but cautioned...

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Afghanistan + 2 more

UNHCR to begin helping Afghans return in late March

KABUL, Feb. 5 (UNHCR) - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees plans to provide returnee packages to some 250,000 Afghans during the next two to three months, but will not formally start...

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Afghanistan + 6 more

UNHCR briefing notes: Afghanistan, Sudan/Eritrea

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) Mexico/Guatemalans The Mexican state of...

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Woomera shows perils of detained asylum seekers

GENEVA - While welcoming the end of protests in Australia's Woomera detention centre, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees today urged Canberra to review its policy of detaining asylum seekers...

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Afghanistan + 4 more

UNHCR briefing notes: Afghanistan, Liberia

Ron Redmond - Media Relations & Public Information This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson at today's Palais des Nations press briefing in Geneva. (Heads-up: A press release on...

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