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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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Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Kenya (as of June 2015)

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

Burundi situation: Displacement of Burundians into neighbouring countries (as of 16 June 2015)

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

15 conflicts have erupted or reignited in the past 5 years, displacing tens of millions (18 Jun 2015)

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

Burundi situation: Displacement of Burundians into neighbouring countries (as of 1 June 2015)

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

Kenya: Registered refugees and asylum-seekers (as of 01 June 2015)

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

Central African Republic Emergency Situation (as of 15 May 2015)

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

Burundi situation: Displacement of Burundians into neighbouring countries (as of 08 May 2015)

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

Kenya: Registered refugees and asylum-seekers (as of 01 April 2015)

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

Rwanda: Population of concern to UNHCR (as of 01 April 2015)

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

Sous-Préfectures d'origine des Réfugiés centrafricains (03/13/15)

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

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