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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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Somali Refugees in the Horn of Africa and Yemen - November 2015

7 December 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Somalia Refugees in the Horn of Africa and Yemen (June 2015)

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

Communique of Ministerial Meeting on the Somali Refugee Situation commits to fresh impetus for durable solutions for Somali refugees

20 August 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Somali Refugees in the Region - As of 12 October 2012

12 October 2012 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Registered Somalis in the East and Horn of Africa Region - As of 19 August 2012

19 August 2012 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Somali Refugees in the Region - As of 19 December 2011

19 December 2011 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

East & Horn of Africa Update: Somali Displacement Crisis at a glance

4 October 2011 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

East & Horn of Africa Update: Somali Displacement Crisis at a glance

21 September 2011 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

East & Horn of Africa Update: Somali Displacement Crisis at a glance

25 August 2011 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

East & Horn of Africa Update: Somali Displacement Crisis at a glance

17 August 2011 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

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