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UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State, with the option to return home voluntarily, integrate locally or to resettle in a third country. In more than five decades, the agency has helped an estimated 50 million people restart their lives. Today, a staff of around 7,092 people in 124 countries continues to help 35.8 million persons.  Website: www.unhcr.org
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Thousands of Nigerian refugees need help in remote north of Cameroon

25 November 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

Cameroon: Administrative map with locations of Persons of Concerns (as of 31 October 2016)

31 October 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

UNHCR, African host countries agree on final steps to resolve Rwandan refugee situation

3 October 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

Update on UNHCR's operations in Africa

23 September 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Regional Reports

Nigeria Situation: UNHCR Regional Update N°24 (1-31 May 2016)

22 July 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

Inter-Agency Regional Update on the CAR Situation (as of 5 July 2016)

5 July 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

Security and humanitarian situations worsen in Diffa, Niger, as Boko Haram continues attacks in the region

24 May 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

Survey finds Nigerian refugees in Cameroon want to go home

13 May 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

Cameroon: Administrative map - refugees and IDPs locations (as of 31 March 2016)

31 March 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Nigeria Situation: UNHCR Regional Update N°18 (17 October – 18 November 2015)

18 November 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

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