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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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Update on UNHCR's operations in Africa

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

Refugees, Returnees and IDPs in Democratic Republic of Congo (as of August 31, 2016)

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

Refugees, Returnees and IDPs in Democratic Republic of Congo (as of July 31, 2016)

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

Refugees, Returnees and IDPs in Democratic Republic of Congo (as of June 30, 2016)

30 June 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Central African Republic Situation: Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP) Monthly Regional Overview - August 2015

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

Central African Republic Situation: External Regional Update #53 - 21 March-3 April 2015

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

New Central African Republic violence triggers new displacement, including into DR Congo

24 February 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

Central African Republic Emergency Situation as of 20 February 2015

20 February 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Central African Republic Emergency Situation as of 19 December 2014

19 December 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Central African Republic Emergency Situation as of 12 December 2014

12 December 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

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