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Somalia: Information on the Midgan and Yibir tribes and their alliances since the fall of Siad Barre

Publisher Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 August 1994
Citation / Document Symbol SOM17996.E
Cite as Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Somalia: Information on the Midgan and Yibir tribes and their alliances since the fall of Siad Barre, 1 August 1994, SOM17996.E, available at: [accessed 20 April 2014]
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The most recent information available to the DIRB on the Yibir is contained in the attached Response to Information Request SOM16954.E of 29 March 1994.

Information on the Midgan could not be found among the sources currently available to the DIRB.

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.

Sources Consulted

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        Documentation, Information and Research Branch (DIRB), Immigration and Refugee Board, Ottawa. 29 March 1994. Response to Information Request SOM16954.E.

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